On Painting the Flesh

Erotica // Thursday, May 19, 2011
Born 1977 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, Alyssa Monks began oil painting as a child. Monks’ paintings explore the tension between abstraction and realism, using different filters to visually distort and disintegrate the body. In this shallow painted space, the subject is pushing against our real space. “When I began painting the human body, I was obsessed with it and needed to create as much realism as possible. I chased realism until it began to unravel and deconstruct itself,” Alyssa states.

California Lust

Erotica // Thursday, May 19, 2011
High end fashion photographer, Stephan Würth is a creative born in Munich and grew up in California- developing  the love and lust that the west caters to. As an internationally known photographer, he discovered his desire to shoot when he has only fourteen-year-old, his favorite subject matter being women. His clients have included Vogue, GQ, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, Flair Magazine, Levi’s and many others. He’s currently based in New York City  

To Be Young

Erotica // Thursday, May 19, 2011
Young photographer Miriam Sitchinava from Gerogia has spent the majority of her 21 years capturing the playful innocence, seduction and natural beauty of her female counterparts, and she does it well.

Sadao Hasegawa's Eroticism

Erotica // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Sadao Hasegawa was a prominent homoerotic artist, surviving in Bancock until 1999. Sadao was a universalist who used what suited him to present his unique vision of male sexuality. His erotica is Japanese in origin yet incorporates figures and symbolism derived from Indian or Thai mythology, detailed psychotropic invention and the kind of angular motifs common in much illustration and design of the 1980's.

Take me to Space

Erotica // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Cosmic holograms of intergalactic babes, lusting, waiting, wanting in the far outer reaches of our galaxy?? Yes. Please.

Milk and Silver

Erotica // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
' Again, the question of temporality. There is something so very beautiful about the quality of anachronism in these images. The photographs are not so much a recreation of something that is past, as they are the emanation of a desire for what once was. Perhaps, a refusal of the now.' Photominimal.

The Queen of Erotic Photography

Erotica // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
From the moment Ellen Von Unwerth picked up a camera in the mid-1980s, she has held the fashion world captive with a style that is at once elegant, evocative, and erotic. Model-turned-photographer Ellen Von Unwerth shoots fun, playful images for the world's leading fashion magazines and takes lustfully hot pictures of women stripped to their underwear.

Abstract Erotic Myth

Erotica // Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Eric Shaw doodles obsessively, delving into the space where all things psychedelic thrive.  Referencing Hinduism, Mayan, Native American creation myths and hippie subculture in his wildly disorienting patterns.  Semi abstract illustrations that are a little disturbing, confusing and erotically engaging. Shaw creates slightly aggressive, sexual and weird anatomical explorations.

Aubrey Beardsley's Erotic Grotesque

Erotica // Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Aubrey Beardsley was the most controversial artist of the Art Nouveau era, renowned for his dark and perverse images and the grotesque erotica, which were the main themes of his later work. Some of his drawings, inspired by Japanese shunga, featured enormous genitalia. His most famous erotic illustrations were on themes of history and mythology; these include illustrations and drawings for Oscar Wilde's play Salome.

Curves Ahead

Erotica // Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Photographer Solve Sundsbo shoots the lusciously voluptuous curves of some of today's biggest babes for V Magazine, grab ahold of something and ride this one out, that's a whole lotta babe. <3

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