Altered Amazons

Erotica // Thursday, November 10, 2011
Eric Stanton (September 30, 1926 – March 17, 1999; born Ernest Stanzoni) was an American bondage and fetish illustrator, cartoonist, and comic-book artist. The majority of his work depicted female dominance scenarios.

Flirtatious Feline: Photography by Caesar Lima

Erotica // Thursday, November 10, 2011
Someone's been a bad kitty. From renowned photographer Caesar Lima comes this incredibly sexy photo shoot, highlighting one of the most alluring and badass female comic book characters of all time: the one and only Catwoman. Meeeeeow.

Perfume & Pleasure

Erotica // Thursday, November 10, 2011
This sensual ad campaign for Jil Sanders perfume has gotten us all hot and bothered. Take a whiff of this erotic and redolent photo shoot, conceptualized and created by German photographer Tina Gauff.

The Love Hotel

Erotica // Thursday, November 10, 2011
Another steamy short erotic film from CafeGlow, featuring the exquisite Maycee in the final installment of the Love Hotel series.

Michael Kirkham

Erotica // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
In Michael Kirkham's artwork, he exposes the animalistic tendencies of sexuality through the soft tones and scenes he paints. He utilizes rooms full of empty bottles and cigarette pack to allude to the desperation and need for pornography and sex.

Private Moments

Erotica // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Haley, otherwise known as Cosmicmagnolias, shares the most intimate corners of her life through simple and candid photographs of her body, whether in repose, in action, or in the throes of passion. Her work is startlingly frank, poised on the edge of being uncomfortably close, but the viewer is inevitably drawn into her world of elegantly composed and lovingly captured moments of privacy.

Carnal Knots

Erotica // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
American photographer Dan Martensen ties the luminous Shannan Click in carnal knots, exploring the dark and alluring world of bondage for Exit Magazine. These gorgeous black and white images glow with sensuality, yet they also capture a film noir sense of foreboding and sexual agony, subtly questioning the voyeuristic and sometimes sadistic nature of our cultural objectification of women.

Francesca Woodman @ SFMoMA

Erotica // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
No sparkling sunrises in sight, the first Francesca Woodman retrospective had to unfold in the Fall when the haunting is subtle but pervasive. Slowly crumbling walls like falling  leaves are not swept away, but  form the soil from which many of her subjects take root Swathed in sepia, the black and white prints – save the large scale blueprints at the end of the exhibit - are surprisingly small, inviting  inspection and introspection.

In Erotica: The Work of Lou Ros

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 09, 2011
'At the beginning, because my work is mainly based from photos, it is a selection similar to that of a photographer, capturing a moment, an emotion, something… The transition to painting, transforms this thing again as I see it or how I feel it. I build each painting slowly in my head, quickly on the canvas, but with many short breaks to think about the result…'

Moments with Lou Ros

Erotica // Tuesday, November 08, 2011
'At the beginning, because my work is mainly based from photos, it is a selection similar to that of a photographer, capturing a moment, an emotion, something… The transition to painting, transforms this thing again as I see it or how I feel it. I build each painting slowly in my head, quickly on the canvas, but with many short breaks to think about the result…'

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