Erotica // Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Mikitype is a calligrapher and Type Designer whose avant-garde approach to typology is both clean and thrilling. These gorgeous photographs of calligraphy hand-painted onto models gives the art of type an entirely new dimension, meshing fashion and design, body and word.
Erotica // Thursday, May 07, 2015
While obviously the content of these posters is unapologetically dirty, not to mention the films themselves, we have to say, the design on some of them are fantastic. From back in the day when people used to visit theaters to watch XXX movies, these vintage posters celebrate "the timeless cool and lurid delights of the most exciting, entertaining Pop Art-form of the late 1900s—the exploitation movie posters...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
We are quite sure we don't fully understand what the texts say in these illustrations of Valery Barykin, but something we do understand, and something we are fascinated by are the odd pseudo 1950's situations and poses in which the Russian artist shows the women in his works. Add the camera phones with a series of works that are highly influenced by the communist posters of former Soviet Union, and it just get weirder.
Erotica // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Born April 21, 1948 in Rome, Dario Campanile started to sketch as a very young child. At the age of six, his talent for art was encouraged with the gift of a small set of watercolors from an uncle, himself a painter. When he was 14, Dario was bedridden with a kidney ailment for three months, and his father gave him his first oil paints to cheer him up. As soon as he began to work with them, there was a sense of familiarity of being able to easily express himself in this medium...
Erotica // Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Spanish recording artist, El Guincho makes music that evokes elements of Afrobeat, Dub, Tropicália and, Rock & Roll. His music video, for the track Bombay, is sexy, playful, fun, creative, and has been a favorite of our for a while. The video is heavily inspired by the 70s in all the right ways, yet remains current with it’s modern sensibility- Directed by Nicolás Méndez. Produced by CANADA.
Erotica // Monday, March 16, 2015
"Doggy Love" is the latest animation from Chinese animator and "playful pervert" Wong Ping about a young boy’s erotic fixation with a classmate boasting breasts on her back.
Erotica // Monday, March 09, 2015
Cath Riley does for graphite what Bernini did for marble. ”The drawings are part of an on-going evolutionary process of exploration and development," the artist writes, "and thus serve only to mark and represent a particular stage in my abilities and understanding. Current on-going experimental ‘drawing’ includes very large scale drawing, based around the human figure, which are very different in character from the pencil portrait and ‘flesh’ figure drawings which are featured here. Some of the new work is abstract in nature.”
Erotica // Monday, March 09, 2015
In his series ‘Screen Lovers’, Illinois-based artist Eli Craven reinvents through the art of cutting, collaging, and folding. Craven gathered film stills from a photo book, combining beautiful and iconic movie couples while composing the work to produce the romantic and intensely sensual...
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 06, 2015
Venezuela born artist Benjamin Garcia paints implicitly dark portraits of women. Each work is both surreal and intense. Benjamin says his style is inspired by the nebulous and unclear images of...
Erotica // Friday, February 13, 2015
Although only 22 years old and still in her final year at the London College of Fashion, fashion photographer and "ugly-pretty" connaisseur Nadia Lee Cohen has nonetheless already received numerous noteworthy accolades for her highly stylized, retro-saturated images inspired by the darker side of 1960's Americana. Cohen builds her own sets on a shoestring student budget, which is a testament to her skill as her photoshoots never fail to look beautifully polished and conceptually compelling.