Conrad Roset's Watercolor Muses

Erotica // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A prolific illustrator from Terrassa, Conrad Roset calls "the Muses" his most personal collection, a gorgeous, impressionistic series of languishing women rendered in tender, blushing watercolors. Roset is able to capture pose, expression and emotion perfectly with simple washes of brilliant color. Roset has exhibited in the MOMA in Virginia, San Francisco's Spoke Art, and Artevistas in Barcelona. He is now a professor of illustration at the School of Design BAU. "I search the beauty the body exudes, I like drawing the female figure," says Roset, and boy, is he good at it.

Tara Krebs' "Cheesecake Theology"

Erotica // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tara Krebs takes iconic figures from myth, history and literature and re-imagines them in a bold, sexy pinup style in her "Cheesecake Theology" series. By imposing a distinctly American aesthetic onto the bodies of various gods, deities and forebears of various international cultures, she raises provocative questions about how women are portrayed by different countries and for differnt purposes. Krebs is a Canadian artist and resides in Ontario. She attributes her artistic output from having been hidden away from the cold Canadian winter for most of her childhood.   

'Best of the Season' by Terry Richardson

Erotica // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The ever-talented Terry Richardson does it again with 'Best of the Season,' a slicked-up neon-hot spread of weekend-chic meets night on the town. The styling and attitude of these photos are progressive and sultry, letting the female body stand in where the third of a three-piece should, pushing these designs to a higher level of fashionable provocation. The aptly named 'Best of the Season' captures pretty much all we need to see.  

Ellen von Unwerth for Common & Sense Magazine

Erotica // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Common & Sense is a Japanese magazine that is not afraid to push boundaries. So when they collaborated with photographer Ellen von Unwerth, it seemed to be the perfect match. Unwerth was a former model who used to pose naked with women and take on erotic shoots in the late 80's, now that she works behind the lens she perfectly captures the precise angle or moment that really illustrates the feel and story of the shoot...  

Paintings by Bellarmine Miranda

Erotica // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Colombian artist Bellarmine Miranda paints sensual and calm environments with elegant, nude women posing like goddesses. Exhibiting her art all around the world Miranda has shown her work in Canada, USA, China, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Venezuela and many more. "I paint to love that is not afraid to reveal anything because everything is given...

Venus in Furs by Steven Meisel

Erotica // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
In one of the sexiest editorials for Vogue Italy, Steven Meisel captures models Freja Beha Erichsen, Iselin Steiro and Iris Strubegger to name a few, as fair skin beauties entangled in fur and leather. Many comment that the images are inspired by The Velvet Underground song or to the 1870's novel by Austrian novelist, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch... 

Anouck Lepere by Greg Kadel

Erotica // Monday, March 25, 2013
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Greg Kadel is an American fashion photographer and filmmaker based in New York City and Paris. It was only after attending college to study marine biology and fine art that Kadel discovered his passion for photography. His images have appeared in numerous publications, including American Vogue, Vogue Italia, Harper's Bazaar, and Allure, among others. 

The Twisted Reality of JoKa

Erotica // Monday, March 25, 2013
Based out of Philadelphia, JoKa's humorous and often unsettling acrylic paintings represent a pastiche of influences and symbolism, consisting of multiple layers of meaning that oscillate between the patently absurd and the deadly serious. His work skews and distorts the human body, obscuring faces to an almost depersonalizing degree, yet retaining a sense of surreal familiarity deeply rooted in the pop culture nostalgia of the collective unconscious. 

Fanny Francois by David Bellemere

Erotica // Monday, March 25, 2013
The exquisite Fanny Francois models for international fashion photographer David Bellemere in this simple and sensual photo shoot for Treats! Magazine. Although Bellemere, a native of France, is somewhat of an elusive figure, his expressive talent is recognized across the world of nude and glamor photography, his editorials having appeared in Treats!, Vogue Paris, Muse Magazine, and many more.

Ashley Smith by Ellen von Unwerth in 'Ride It'

Erotica // Sunday, March 24, 2013
Legendary photographer Ellen von Unwerth amazes even more with this fun version of "pony play" video, starring Ashly Smith. "I chose Ashley for the role because next to being gorgeous and sexy, she is also powerful. I wanted to show her as a strong woman who has fun with her pony boys". Showcasing more provocative work, Ellen shot the video in conjunction with the Galore magazine spread, Goodbye Horses... 

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