Human Mating Habits

Erotica // Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Editorial Illustrator for Playboy Magazine, David Plunkert draws dirty minds.

April-Lea's Comfortable Intimacy

Erotica // Tuesday, May 24, 2011
"I have a fondness for film and a deep desire to photograph people as people, breaking from expected norms of beauty... Beyond the aesthetic qualities imparted by instant film and long exposures, my empathetic relationship with the person in front of the camera infuses my images with comfortable intimacy and perhaps a touch of nostalgia. I create timeless images using various film formats including Polaroid. I am a purist at heart." April-Lea

Trash, Treasure and Nate Lowman

Erotica // Monday, May 23, 2011
Nate Lowman (born 1979) is an American artist. His works have been described by New York Times chief art critic as "down-and-out excursions into collage, graffiti and appropriation." Lowman first gained ctitical attention with his works included in the collaborative Museum of Modern Art/P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center show Greater New York in 2005.  Lowman's iconophilic paintings, sculpture and bricolage have a story of cultural alienation to tell.

Yossi Loloi's Full Beauty

Erotica // Monday, May 23, 2011
“In my work I portray what larger women represent to me. I focus on their fullness and femininity, as a form of protest against discrimination set by media and by today’s society. What larger women embody to me is simply a different form of beauty. I believe we own ‘freedom of taste’ and one shouldn’t be reluctant of expressing his inclination towards it. Limiting this freedom is living in a dictatorship of esthetics “  Yossi.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover

Erotica // Sunday, May 22, 2011
Rob Goldman is an internationally published photographer best known for his work in Intimate Portraiture, which he defines as "work that is connected; that goes beyond the physical nature of the sitter, offering a bold interpretation of their essential spirit."

Free Love, Flesh and Drag

Erotica // Saturday, May 21, 2011
The aim of Chase Koopersmith's photography is to create an alternative reality, while interested in capturing the mortality of the moment. 'My relationship with photography is an ambiguous one. I shy away from calling myself a “photographer” and prefer to refer to myself as an artist. I feel that the photograph itself is not my art, rather my art is what I’ve created in the image'

Nostalgic Sin

Erotica // Friday, May 20, 2011
Remember the anxious excitement of the static on late night HBO when your parents were asleep?? Like finding some smut under the bed that they tried to keep hidden from you? German photographer Daniela Roesch Corinna and her subtly hidden erotic portraits reminisce of this nostalgic sin. Its. Just. So. Close.

Absurdities and Human Nature

Erotica // Friday, May 20, 2011
Richard Kern, photographer and filmmaker remains, first and foremost, a portraitist.   For more than two decades Kern has sought to unravel and illuminate the complex and often darker sides of human nature. Kern makes the psychological space between the sitter, photographer and audience his subject. With his dry, matter of fact approach, he underlines the absurdity of truth and objectivity in photography while playing with our reliance upon taxonomies around sexual representation.

François Dubeau in Black and White

Erotica // Friday, May 20, 2011
François Dubeau’s work is a delightful paradox. Combining traditional techniques with the most modern of digital tools, Dubeau explores the simplest form of expression. His artistic exploration is one of simplicity, striving for the elemental. Going back to the most instinctual of basics, Dubeau’s work is exploring themes and forms that have inhabited humankind’s psyche since the dawn of time.

Adoring Mario Testino

Erotica // Thursday, May 19, 2011
Mario Testino was born in Lima, Peru. In 1976, after completing his studies in Peru, he arrived in London to pursue a career in photography. Testino has become one of the world's most well known and celebrated fashion photographers. As well as having published nine books of his work and edited one other dedicated to contemporary art and artists from his native Peru, Mario Testino has had many successful exhibitions in galleries and museums around the world.


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