Jan Saudek

Erotica // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Jan Saudek (b. 1935) is an internationally celebrated Czech photographer renowned for his hand-tinted portrayals of painterly dream worlds, often inhabited by nude or semi-nude figures surrounded by bare plaster walls or painted backdrops, echoing the studio and tableaux works of mid-nineteenth century erotic photographs.

Black Lace

Erotica // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
This sensual photo shoot, featuring the alluring Italian model Nathalie Hers in lacy, barely-there attire, comes to you courtesy of talented UK-based photographer Steve Kraitt.

Mitch O'Connell

Erotica // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Mitch O'Connell is a quirky illustrator that designs tattoos, creates illustrations, and makes fine works of art that have been shown all over the world. He is treasured for his sense of humor, and calls his artwork "adequately groomed."

Brian Donnelly

Erotica // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Brian Donnelly is an astounding artist that has captured our animalistic qualities, quite literally. Human bodies have heads of dogs and alligators and other wild creatures that look as though they might pounce, in the heat of the moment.

Johnny Ryan

Erotica // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Johnny Ryan is a Boston-based artist that pushes the limits when it comes to comics. His politically incorrect subjects, and his alternative illustrations bring attention to this artist through shocking imagry and hilarious scenes.

David Palumbo

Erotica // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
"I’ve always held a fascination with narrative images.  Discovering and interpreting stories and information through pictures is a way to bypass the clumsy language part of our head and speak to and from the emotions inside..."

Ion Birch

Erotica // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Ion Birch, an artist currently living and working in NYC, is perhaps most widely known for his erotic images using graphite on paper. His portrayal of surreal sexual fantasies is humorous, perverse, and beautiful all at once, with a delicate touch that lends a gentle and almost child-like quality to his pieces, as if they arose from an adolescent boy's wet dream.

Andrea Mary Marshall: Toxic Woman

Erotica // Monday, November 21, 2011
Andrea Mary Marshall is a New York-based artist whose self-portraits meld performance, religious iconography, sexuality, fashion, and fetishism in pieces that explore the Madonna-Whore fiction of female identity. Her latest collection of work, "Toxic Women," will open on December 9th at Allegra LaViola Gallery in NYC, and will present a series of provocative self-portraits rendered as paintings, photographs, and film.

Serge Birault

Erotica // Monday, November 21, 2011
Serge Birault is a freelance illustrator based in Toulouse, France, who creates incredibly vibrant and polished digital portraits of busty women that incorporate elements of many different genres, including pinup, goth, humor, sci-fi, and even roller derby. His work walks a fine line between realism and caricature, and we are loving it.

Now at SF MOMA: Francesca Woodman

Erotica // Monday, November 21, 2011
Francesca Woodman was a young American photographer who built an amazingly rich and complex body of work in her mere 22 years on earth. Committing suicide in 1981, her photographs remain startlingly modern and immediate, exploring femininity, female subjectivity, and a deep personal vision. A retrospective of her work is now on display at SF MOMA until February 20, 2012.

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