Ancient Roman Erotic Art Found

Erotica // Thursday, November 08, 2012
A copper knife handle depicting a couple having sex and an animal bone carved into the shape of a penis with wings are among thousands of artifacts unearthed by Britain amateur treasure hunters with a metal detector. While the treasure hunter who unearthed the lewd copper knife handle in North Yorkshire may have had something of a shock, an expert said it was 'not uncommon' to find sexually explicit iconography in a Roman household.

Casey Bryan Doherty's Erotic Quail

Erotica // Thursday, November 08, 2012
A dream-like surrealist piece of a scantily clad, provocative quail-lady with laser tits, a Native American leather knife harness and a tall can of Olympia from Casey Bryan Doherty. Casey is a painter and designer in Seattle, WA with a BFA in Visual Communication Design from Winthrop University. His favorite color is green and he prides himself on the fact that he has survived earthquakes and a house fire.

Jim Mahfood (Food One) Loves Girls

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
With a professional career that began at the ripe age of 15, artist Food One has a client list that includes Playboy, Disney, NBC, Sony, MTV, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Cartoon Network and much more. His independent comics starring badass super-ladies alike may be, according to his longtime supporters, his grandest achievements. In his latest commissioned piece, the Missouri-raised illustrator sketches model Shay Maria...

Fleet Ilya's Wearable Restraints

Erotica // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
A beautifully shot, slightly fetish and bondage inspired, series by photographer Brett Lloyd for Fleet Ilya's line of wearable restraints. Fleet Ilya is a London-based design brand, headed by Ilya Fleet and Resha Sharma, that creates a line of handcrafted leather accessories. From bags, visors, corsets, and other bondage-type pieces inspired by the Russian-born Ilya Fleet’s training in saddle making.

Gil Elvgren's Vintage Pin-Ups

Erotica // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
From the mid 1930's through 1972, Elvgren produced over five hundred paintings of beautiful girls and women. Almost all of these works are oil on canvas, and fully developed finished works of art. Elvgren continually surpassed himself, always improving in ideas, composition, color, and technique. Gil Elvgren was a famous painter of pin up girls, advertising and illustration until his death in1980.

Araki Nobuyoshi's Erotic Shots

Erotica // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Araki was born in Tokyo, studied photography during his college years and then went to work at the advertising agency Dentsu, where he met his future wife, the essayist Y?ko Araki. After they were married, Araki published a book of pictures of his wife taken during their honeymoon titled Sentimental Journey. She died in 1990. Pictures taken during her last days were published in a book titled Winter Journey.

Geometric Nudes by Mate Ferge

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Vienna-based painter Mate Ferge breaks up the female anatomy into a series of overlapping geometric shapes in his portraits of buxom women. Mate graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and Advertising from the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

The Delicate, Sensual World of Cendrine Rovini

Erotica // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Cendrine Rovini is an artist currently living and working in Aurillac (Cantal, France). 'In my current body of works I'm obsessed with delicacy and lightness. I would like to create some drawings slowly disappearing from the spectator's eyes. My imagery comes from territories of dream but I don't make metaphors or symbolic representations - these images really are, by themselves...'

Wrapped in Plastic with Robin Eley

Erotica // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Stunning photorealistic paintings by Australia-based artist Robin Eley. "My paintings are essays of observation, born from a relentless examination of my mileu. Rather than shout, my paintings speak softly. Their messages, both personal and profound, audible only to those who make the effort to listen. By documenting time, I attempt to slow its quickening pace; such that for the briefest of moments there is just the viewer, my painting and the space between."

Mate Ferge's Geometric Nudes

Erotica // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Vienna-based painter Mate Ferge breaks up the female anatomy into a series of overlapping geometric shapes in his portraits of buxom women. Mate graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and Advertising from the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

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