Taryn Manning by Sheryl Nields

Erotica // Thursday, September 06, 2012
The work of celebrity portraitist Sheryl Nields represents 15 years of perfectly controlled chaos. From her earliest published work to recent commissions for Esquire, Harper’s, Flaunt, Interview, Arena UK. and Elle, each of Nields's images testifies to a creative environment in which intensity and spontaneity are fused in a rare balance. Her portraits are the product of an infectious, unguarded energy...

Diplo 'Set It Off' feat. Lazerdisk Party Sex

Erotica // Thursday, September 06, 2012
DIPLO (founder and manager for the record label Mad Decent) has teamed up with Lazerdisk Party Sex for his single, “SET IT OFF”, and today, we bring you the official MV directed by Ryan Staake from Pomp&Clout! An infinite-galactic-pole-dance-routine to the sounds of house music brought you by Diplo is all I have to say…all shot on the RED Epic.

Eric Bailey: Erotic Luxe

Erotica // Thursday, September 06, 2012
'Having many sources of fascination from an early age, the heart of artist Eric Bailey's practice is in the influence he draws from his surroundings. From the coastal settings of Big Sur and Santa Cruz, Ca to the streets of San Francisco, Bailey finds artistic inspiration in the natural meets modern. This comes through in his classical style oil paintings that fuse glamour with nature and turn a contradictive eye on the traditional thought of luxury...'

Vacuum-Packed Love by Haruhiko Kawaguchi

Erotica // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
'Some couples try all kinds of romantic tricks to keep love alive for longer, but Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi takes a more literal approach – he wraps people in plastic wrap, sucks out the air and takes photos of their distorted bodies. The bizarre images of people huddled together in weird positions, in vacuumed plastic wrap may look like stills from a sado-masochistic practice...'

Carsten Witte's Dyptichs

Erotica // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
In his Dyptichs series, Hamburg, Germany based photographer Carsten Witte investigates the relationship between woman and nature, highlighting echoes of curve and form by juxtaposing female body and plantlife...

Romance Art

Erotica // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
What's better than a romance novel? The fine art that graces its covers and pages of course! Artists from around the world are inspired by the steamy imagery that accompanies these slightly cheesy, often erotic texts. Check out these romance artworks influenced by novels of the same genre.

Razvan Boar

Erotica // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Razvan Boar’s drawings, paintings, and collages have a fragmented quality, reflecting the confusion and dislocations of what can sometimes feel like a dissolving world. Boar (lives and works in Bucharest, Romania) is currently completing his MFA in painting at the National University of Art in Bucharest...

Works by Justin Maller & Chris Knight

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
On this lovely Labor Day afternoon we're really digging these experimental fashion pieces from Australian illustrator Justin Maller and NYC-based photographer Chris Knight. They're a prime example of the beauty that can arise when fashion, illustration, and erotica converge.

Objectify This! Opening Sept. 7th

Erotica // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Street Anatomy is proud to present OBJECTIFY THIS—a group exhibition of paintings and illustrations featuring the underlying anatomy of the female body. The exhibition is influenced by the female anatomical work of famed Spanish illustrator and painter, Fernando Vicente.

Gilbert Gottfried Reads Erotica

Erotica // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
We already know that the most popular erotica novel ever produced isn't the most eloquently written literature ever written. So, take 50 Shades of Gray and put it in the hands of the most obnoxious voiced man in history and BOOM. Everything suddenly goes spinning out of control from kinda sexy to totally grotesque.

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