100 Smokers

Erotica // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Created in 2010 as a special commission for Douglas Perrett/ COACD, New York-based artist Andrea Mary Marshall's series "100 Smokers" consists of loose pencil and gouache portraits of models seductively smoking cigarettes. Marshall's signature style, including whitened faces, crucifixes, bare breasts, and red lips, is on full display in this collection of striking yet unsettling illustrations.

Danny Bourne & Vaunt

Erotica // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Danny Bourne is a London-based fashion photographer who has been working professionally for the past five years. He has been published worldwide and worked for several magazines and catalogues. This light and airy photoshoot features the always glamorous and sexy Nicole Vaunt, aka Vaunt, a Philadelphia-based nude and fashion model.

Pirelli's Pin-Ups

Erotica // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Since 1964, legendary tire manufacturer Pirelli has commissioned yearly calendars featuring nude photographs taken by leading fashion photographers of some of the most desired women in the world. Used to market their brand to potential new clients outside the Formula One set, the calendars are not for sale, and are highly coveted collector's items for both their exclusivity and their pin-up artistry.

The Work of Jen Mann

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
This week's edition of Easy Like Sunday Morning in our Erotica Department took things a little darker than usual with artist Jen Mann's deadly beauties. Adorned in garlands of alluring yet toxic flowers, at first glance these graceful, lovely women seem to embrace the virtues of purity and feminine fragility. We decided to take a bigger look at Mann's work.

She is Skin Diamond

Erotica // Monday, March 19, 2012
Erotic model, Masochist, Feline and Performer, Skin Diamond has been living in LA making dirty movies and getting into general mischief for the worlds enjoyment ever since her move from Scottland. As one of the top 3 erotic black models, Skin stays quite busy getting into all sorts of erotic trouble, as seen in her recent shoot with SPFOTOLA for her upcoming site with Puba.

Dame Factory

Erotica // Monday, March 19, 2012
Dame Factory Inc is an award-winning experimental short film about power, sex and cold cuts. This stylish yet grotesque film takes a sexy, avant garde look at the roles women play in our culture, a tasty treat for the hungry eyes. Winner of the Best Experimental Film from both the Brooklyn Film Festival and the Coney Island Film Festival.

Bruce Nugent

Erotica // Monday, March 19, 2012
'Richard Bruce Nugent was a phenomenon that was not supposed to exist according to the standards of his time. An African-American artist influenced by Michelangelo, Beardsley, and Erte. Throughout his working life, Nugent has been legendary for his erotic, art-deco drawings. These show the strong influence of Beardsley and Erte, but the style is distinctly Nugent's. Eroticism is an element in nearly all of Nugent's work...

Alumbramiento

Erotica // Monday, March 19, 2012
This sexually super-charged fashion film from writer, director, and producer Alvaro de la Herrán was originally commissioned by ASVOFF for Vogue Italia in 2010. Herrán currently works as an independent film director in the production and creation of audio-visual contents for prestige brands such as Volvo, Nike, and Condé Nast, and he also works on personal projects for internet, video art, fashion, and "new cinema."

Easy Like Toxic Love

Erotica // Sunday, March 18, 2012
This week's edition of Easy Like Sunday Morning takes things a little darker than usual with artist Jen Mann's deadly beauties. Adorned in garlands of alluring yet toxic flowers, at first glance these graceful, lovely women seem to embrace the virtues of purity and feminine fragility. And yet, they are infected by the inwardly corrosive nature of vanity; their soft touch is poison and their elegant beauty is a venus fly trap.

Photographer David Naz on Erotic Photography

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 18, 2012
LA-based photographer Dave Naz explains his unique perspective on erotic imagery in this short TV interview for the Canadian channel Sex TV back in 2006. Instead of high gloss and silicone, Naz prefers the inherent awkwardness and imperfections of inexperienced, normal looking models, whom he finds all the more sexy exactly because of their flaws and amateur inelegance.

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