Mercedes DeBellard's Sexy Girls

Erotica // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Mercedes DeBellard is an illustrator from Granada, Spain who values the process a piece goes through before completion. She even has a video highlighting her steps, take a look.

Javier Perez: En Puntas

Erotica // Thursday, January 16, 2014
"The ballerina appears as an eerie figure expressing effort, sacrifice and pain in her strive for perfection. Both fragile and cruel. Initially shy and hesitant, her steps become more and more emphatic, menacing and not exempt of violence, scraping and cutting into the delicate surface of the piano with her sharp pointe shoes. Through this work, Javier Perez investigates and reflects once again upon the human condition. Using a strongly metaphorical language rich in powerful symbolism, he reveals the weaknesses that become the boundaries between seemingly irreconcilable concepts such as: beauty and cruelty, fragility and violence, culture and nature or life and death.”

Nicola Kuperus' Legs

Erotica // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Nicola Kuperus' photographs showcase the female form. In fact, his focus is mostly on the lower half of a woman's body. Well dressed, almost manequin like figures are found in precarious situations like in the trunk of a classic car. It is the ultimate crime scene-housewife fetish, if there is a category for that sort of thing.

Collab: Petra Collins & Arvida Byström

Erotica // Thursday, January 16, 2014
This series entitled "Lines and Curves" is a collaboration between Petra Collins and Arvida Byström, two photographers who's pastel works compliment eachother immaculately. Did I mention these two girls have barely made it into their twenties? Keep an eye out for future works from both of them.

Antonio Cuesta: Yakuza Process

Erotica // Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Antonio Cuesta is a character designer and illustrator out in Barcelona- specializing in an array of cartoon focused works, including the occasional seductive, tattooed yakuza pair. In his portfolio, Cuesta walks us though his process with visual steps in his digital rendering- leaving breaks for your imagination along the way.

The Ross Sisters

Erotica // Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The Ross Sisters were a trio of female sibling singing dancers consisting of Aggie Ross, Elmira Ross, and Maggie Ross, (whose real names were Veda Victoria, Dixie Jewel and Betsy Ann Ross). The Ross Sisters performed as a 3-part harmony trio, in which they also danced and did acrobatics and contortionism. Their public attention peaked during the 1940s, during which they were featured prominently in the film Broadway Rhythm  

Muti's African Pinups

Erotica // Wednesday, January 15, 2014
'We created a series of 3 classic pinup posters with an African twist. The artworks were displayed at a group show featuring South African artists and illustrators hosted by M Contemporary gallery in Sydney, Australia.' MUTI is a creative studio based in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. 

Katrin Freisager's Dream States

Erotica // Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Katrin Freisager’s most famous works show young women in dream-like states – abstracted and precisely staged in a hotel room, atelier or studio. Her subtle game with costumes and body compositions generate that small frame and mysterious atmosphere that make her work unique. It may seem gaunt, but there’s more to her photographs than just what the eye can see...  

John Crawford's Aerial Nudes

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Auckland based John Crawford's portfolio of commissioned and uncommissioned works is diverse in subject matter and mood, yet unmistakeable in its use of light and its natural, simple style. John says his aim is to capture images that have a high degree of interest and contrast, don’t look too technical, and are easy to look at and enjoy- like his series of Aerial Nudes!

John Wehner: This Voyeur's Life

Erotica // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Joe Wehner is primarily an erotic filmmaker, working under the moniker "This Voyeur's Life." He also makes a point to catalogue his film stills, which can definitely hold their own as photographs, each one of them a roiling cache of erotic energy. These photos act the voyeur role the way so many fantasize they could, bringing the viewer into the most intimate of encounters, minus all the awkwardness. If you like these photos, check out his films as well. Joe Wehner is based out of New York.

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