The Work of Sarah Whalen

Erotica // Friday, September 12, 2014
The artwork of Sarah Whalen is an unfiltered portrayal of one of the most primitive interactions we can have with another human. Not only does she capture the moment so purely, through her toned style and palette, but by presenting the subject matter alone, so focused, it only heightens the passion of the work. But even looking past the content, the technique practiced in these pieces show off a talent that everyone should be keeping an eye on.

Cahill Wessel's Provocative Visions

Erotica // Friday, September 12, 2014
Cahill Wessel is an artist working out of the San Francisco Bay Area. He spends his time drawing pictures of this crazy world we live in. 'It is a world of great wonder, limitless chaos, and exceptional beauty. My work attempts to explore our modern circumstance and the situations we encounter everyday….' he states.

Sara Sisun's Apocalyptic Nudes

Erotica // Thursday, September 11, 2014
Sara Sisun's ability to render the human body is unique and uncanny. She carves out human flesh in a manner that achieves realism while retaining the tactile charm of the oil paints. Her 2011 solo show "Apocalypse Nude" explored the trope of the nude in a contemporary apocalyptic condition. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Sisun now lives and paints in San Francisco. 

The Gucci Girls

Erotica // Thursday, September 11, 2014
These photos are from a really special September issue of VICE, culled exclusively from the archives of Bob Guccione Sr. He was the legendary magazine publisher who built a media empire that started with Penthouse. This portion of the issue features the sexy ladies that helped make Bob Guccione an icon--The Gucci Girls.

The Work of Hannah Antalek

Erotica // Thursday, September 11, 2014
Hannah Antalek's work is an exploration and critique of America that references pop culture and consumerism with social and political undercurrents. She attempts to bridge the divide of high and low art by using tacky colors and cliche or kitschy iconography in contrast with sanctified or stereotypically beautiful imagery. This juxtaposition aims to reinforce the cynical yet humorous attitude towards her subject.

Yang Xueguo's Creepy Creatures

Erotica // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Yang Xueguo is a surrealist digital painter and 3D animator based in Kunming China. He is also a teacher at an art university in Yunnan Province. His personal work consists of intricate freightening and fantastical universes where his creepy creatures can reside.

Da Motta's Photographic Diary

Erotica // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Conceptually intimate portraiture and sensually abstracted shots make up the majority of Da Motta's photographic diary. Focusing on both the male and female nude, with ample personal reflections, Da Motta captures both himself and those that are close to him in an elegantly creative light. 

Silently Sensual with Chelsea O'Byrne

Erotica // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Chelsea O'Byrne is a Freelance Illustrator born in Calgary and currently living and working in Vancouver, BC. Her renderings are soft and delicate, making the work seem silently sensual. She has participated in a number of exhibitions in the Vancouver area for the past two years.

Serene & Stoic: Ruben Ireland

Erotica // Tuesday, September 09, 2014
The portraits of artist Ruben Ireland hang like depictions of unknown saints. Heroes from a forgotten folklore. Ireland shows women as mystics — clean and crisp in an epic state of calm. His subjects stand stoic, unknowing of the stranger with the paint brush. These are characters of fantasy, warriors fresh off of a battlefield, strangely in the artist’s studio..

Sex and Superheroes

Erotica // Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Seeing your favorite superheros in an array of provocaive postures adds a whole new level of excitement to their already super-human capabilities. Thanks to the imagination of artist and illustrator JA, our minds can winder into all kinds of dark alleys, that just might need some late night rescuing from one of these immortals.

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