An Artist of Transcendental Intimacy

Erotica // Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Frank Kortan (born in Prague, Czech Republic 1964) is a German painter, who works in style of surrealism, fantastical realism andtrompe-l'oeil. He started his professional artistic career as a musician and in 1984 he migrated to Switzerland, and then to Germany. Since 1990 he has been studying painting intensively, during studies he joined the German Trompe-l'oeil scene and then he started the professional carrier of a painter.

A Little Lesson in Art History

Erotica // Tuesday, December 04, 2012
This painting, 'Philosophy in the Bedroom' (1947) by surrealist painter René Magritte is a combination of two earlier paintings; Hommage to Mack Sennett and the Red Model series. The title is taken from Marquis de Sade's Philosophy in the Bedroom (1795) which begins: TO LIBERTINES: Voluptuaries of all ages, of every sex, it is to you only that I offer this work; nourish yourselves upon its principles: they favor your passions...

Thomas Saliot's Wet T-Shirt

Erotica // Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Amazing work by the French artist Thomas Saliot who is currently living between Marrakech and Paris. He has been painting and travelling for the last 20 years, creating incredibly sensual canvases of young, provocative females. The photographic depiction of light that he is able to portray in his work adds a lustrous glow to his portraits.

Boris Hoppek "Spanning Erotic Space and Time"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Boris Hoppek (born 1970, in Kreuztal) is a German contemporary artist based in Barcelona. His artistic roots lie in graffiti, but today his work spans painting, photography, video, sculpture and installation art. His work has been used in advertising campaigns as well. Hoppek's trademark is a symmetric oval, which appears in most of his work either alone or in a constellation of three, thus forming a face.

The Half Bottom of the Body by Liu Jin

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 04, 2012
"The Half Bottom of the Body" is a series of work by the participation of pedestrians on the road and by my close friends. I choose partners in different environments, explaining my ideas to them, and then we would work together, if they agreed to join. This project is still going on. The photographs interrupted their daily routines, producing amazing results and triggering novel observations, separating the thinking of ordinary life." Liu Jin

The Half Bottom of the Body

Erotica // Monday, December 03, 2012
"The Half Bottom of the Body" is a series of work by the participation of pedestrians on the road and by my close friends. I choose partners in different environments, explaining my ideas to them, and then we would work together, if they agreed to join. This project is still going on. The photographs interrupted their daily routines, producing amazing results and triggering novel observations, separating the thinking of ordinary life." Liu Jin

Boris Hoppek: Spanning Erotic Space and Time

Erotica // Monday, December 03, 2012
Boris Hoppek (born 1970, in Kreuztal) is a German contemporary artist based in Barcelona. His artistic roots lie in graffiti, but today his work spans painting, photography, video, sculpture and installation art. His work has been used in advertising campaigns as well. Hoppek's trademark is a symmetric oval, which appears in most of his work either alone or in a constellation of three, thus forming a face.

Crystal Renn by Paola Kudacki

Erotica // Monday, December 03, 2012
The exquisite Crystal Renn by Paola Kudacki for 25 Magazine. Renn's career in the fashion industry has been shaped by her experiences as a model and writer, as she has published a very honest book of her career entitled, 'Hungry: A Young Model's Story of Appetite, Ambition and the Ultimate Embrace of Curves', explaining her struggles with modeling in relation to her several body type transformations. Paola Kudacki is a photographer based in New York.

Kelsey Henderson's Crushes

Erotica // Monday, December 03, 2012
'At first seemingly influenced by fashion photography and photorealism, Kelsey Henderson’s work is a brutally honest study in perception and attraction. Her painting style is comprised of seemingly invisible layers which connect to her subjects like skin.  Lying at the heart of her work, the emphasis on the skin enables the artist to continue exploring the idea of the Platonic Crush, an attraction to beauty devoid of sex, ignoring gender and embracing physical and emotional flaws...

Grotesque Erotica by BRENDAN DANIELSSON

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 03, 2012
'My work isn’t conceptual, personal, spiritual or political. And there’s no secret underlying message or point I’m trying to get across. I’m not trying to say much with it....at all. I simply create art that I would like to see if I were not the one making it. The process, as I develop a piece, is little more than a stream of consciousness without much forethought to what the end result will be...

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