Kim McCarty

Erotica // Thursday, April 26, 2012
Artist Kim McCarty's watercolor paintings depict youthful figures in fragile moments, the delicate quality of her bruise-inspired palette of acid yellows, greens, and browns evoking a sense of uncertainly, ambivalence, and anxiety. A graduate of Art Center College of Design and UCLA who divides her time between LA and NYC, McCarty's work has been featured in solo exhibitions across the country.

The Private Panda Club

Erotica // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Private Panda Club from TADO which opened in Berlin as part of the Pictoplasma Conference featured a series of 10 photographs set in a panda-themed gentlemen’s basement bar. The photographs are a collaboration between Tado, Tom Jackson and Kipi Ka Popo and visitors to the show were invited to don the panda head and try their own moves on a specially erected panda-pole.

Francesca Woodman at the Guggenheim Museum

Erotica // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Francesca Woodman's retrospective from SFMOMA, is now showing at the Guggenheim Museum and is the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s brief but extraordinary career to be seen in North America. More than thirty years after her death, the moment is ripe for a historical reconsideration of her work and its reception. Woodman’s oeuvre represents a remarkably rich and singular exploration of the human body in space and of the genre of self-portraiture in particular...

Temptations of Cakeland

Erotica // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The work of Scott Hove and Cakeland are full of seduction and temptation through the sweet, icing glazed mouths, stilettos atop tauntingly gorgeous cakes. This series of sculptures and installations resemble perfect delicious cakes– wall mounted, hanging and standing with the appeal of the best cake you have ever tasted, but can never be eaten...

Raoul Ubac

Erotica // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
We're kicking it old school this Wednesday morning with Raoul Ubac (b. 1910 - d. 1985), an experimental Belgian photographer, painter, and sculptor. Ubac decided to abandon his career as a forester to pursue art in Paris in 1929, and under the influence of the likes of André Breton and Man Ray, he dedicated himself to surreal photography until 1945, by which time his interest in surrealism had waned in favor of painting instead.

The Art of Uyu

Erotica // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Here are some deliciously sweet, delightfully sexy, and totally lovable starry-eyed girls from Uyu, otherwise known as fine artist Soey Milk. Uyu's anime-inspired erotic drawings are a charming complement to Milk's highly detailed oil paintings, demonstrating the breadth of the young artist's creative vision and her natural penchant for pretty girls in intimate embraces.

Lamsweerde & Matadin: Naked Portraits

Erotica // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
You can always depend on world-renowned Dutch fashion photographer duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for some stunning minimalist photography. The highly accomplished artistic team are well known for crafting gorgeous images for fashion magazines and advertising campaigns, and are equally celebrated for their independent art work, showing frequently in gallery exhibitions across the globe.

Fabrice Mabillot

Erotica // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Born in the south of France during the swinging sixties, Fabrice Mabillot studied at L'École Supérieure des Arts Modernes in Paris and worked as an artistic director for advertising agencies and studios until 2000, the year he discovered his true calling: photography. Mabillot's obsessions include his Polaroid SX70, natural light, exotic girls, and the rich colors and rhythms of West Africa.

Paintings by Jeffrey Beauchamp

Erotica // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
'As kids we are generally encouraged to use and cultivate our imaginations, though once we reach adulthood the pressures of everyday existence tend to hone our more practical survival skills and leave our younger minds to fend for themselves. As an artist I can postpone certain aspects of growing up in the name of staying creative: while painting, for instance, I find a sort of disciplined daydreaming works quite well...' Jeffrey Beauchamp

Erotic and Commercial Works by Sam Weber (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Sam Weber was born in Alaska, and grew up in Deep River Ontario, Canada. After attending the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, he moved to New York to pursue illustration and attend graduate school at The School of Visual Arts. "Pearl Fisher" is part of an ongoing series painted on acrylic and watercolor and finished digitally.

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