Pinups by Pete Tapang

Erotica // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Pete Tapang is a self taught illustrator based in Frankfurt, Germany. On why he depicts women, Pete says, 'People like to draw what they feel is beautiful! Some people like buildings, landscapes, poodles, chipmunks, or even smurfs, but I think that the most beautiful creation that God ever made was the woman, so why not draw that...'

Bananas From Outer Space

Erotica // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In this animated short, a trio of primate motorcyclists head to an intergalactic watering hole where the busty barmaid offers a little more than they can swallow. If that sounds crazy, just wait until you watch the video.

Photography by Enzo Dinolfo

Erotica // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Young Argentine artist Enzo Dinolfo describes his work as a conceptual blend of photography and design. Drawn to the nude female form, Enzo's minimalist aesthetic and sense of natural light perfectly highlight his subjects' curves. Enzo cites George Romero, Susan Sontag, Lara Jade and Quentin Tarantino as artistic influences. He is based in La Plata, Argentina and is currently continuing his studies at La Plata's Facultad de Bellas Artes.

Pinup Sleepover by S.H. Photo

Erotica // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In this shot by S.H. Photo, models Miss Mosh and Kassandra Love engage in some pinup style sleepover fun. The retro vibe is carried throughout, from the styling to the Polaroid frame. S.H. Photo is the brainchild of Los Angeles-based photographer Sam Hernandez.

Gabriele Basilico's Contact, 1944

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
In a recent interview Basilico has said, “Obviously I take photographs with regard both to the principle and to the aesthetic experience of ‘vision’. In this sense I am wholly a photographer. But it is also true that photography, and not just as a language, has been part of the world of art for some time for which it has full credentials..."

John Copeland's Painted Nudes

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
John Copeland was born in California in 1976 and attended the California College of Art, attaining a BFA in 1998. He currently lives and works in New York, creating grotesquely painterly images of nudes and portraits of people interacting in day-to-day activities, dripping in his expressive, messy medium.

Anton Marrast's Bizarre Erotica

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
Anton Marrast is a Russian illustrator. Unlike many visual artists who order their artistic thoughts from a visual understanding of things, Anton makes his art in a reverse process. He adds another dimension to what he sees - a dimension of an inner story narrated by restless women and plotted with formidable incidents. Anton is more immersed in the world of literature than in the solid reality of his home city, Moscow...

Heinz Hajek-Halke

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
Heinz Hajek-Halke (1898–1983) was a German experimental photographer who co-founded the Fotoform group with Otto Steinert. He was born in Berlin in 1898 and spent part of his childhood in Argentina. He worked as a photo editor, press photographer and commercial artist, concentrating almost from the start on montage techniques...

The Photography of Amanda Charchian

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Multiple exposures, skewed angles and flowers are the ingredients for the hallucogenic atmosphere of Amanda Charchian's 'Rose Ascension' series. In her own words, 'I aim to investigate the state of alienation through realms of the physical, psycho-social and spiritual human condition.

Allen Jones' Porn Furniture

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Allen Jones' table (made in 1969) from the late-playboy Gunter Sach's collection sold for $1.6 million at Sotheby's. Furniture from Jones' soft porn line, which depicts furniture-sculptures, made with female mannequins in full bondage attire and the table which sold for such a high price was part of a series of erotic furniture pieces he was making around this same time.

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