Erotica // Friday, December 19, 2014
The latest conceptual still life project by Italian born photographer Massimo Gammacurta is his Kamasugar lollipops, edible classic kama sutra positions in candy form. With the impressive colors, these erotic lollies are a sweet expression of passion.
Erotica // Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Born in 1827 in Hungary, Mihály Zichy takes us back in time to an entirely different world of erotic art. For the most part Mihaly was a painter, but these lesser known ink drawings are romantic and honest...
Erotica // Thursday, December 11, 2014
Milo Manara is an Italian comic book writer and artist known best for his domination over the erotic medium. He specializes in the representation of elegant, beautiful women caught up in unlikely and fantastical erotic scenarios...
Erotica // Thursday, November 27, 2014
We have no idea how our Erotica editor found these last year, but let's bring them back for Football day, er, Thanksgiving. "The holidays are upon us and are a time for giving and loving, sharing and spreading cheer to all those that are close to you. This year, be sure to give a little something extra to the love(s) in your life. Take some leads from a few of these classic, turkey loving pin-ups."
Erotica // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Harry Peccinotti (also known as Harri Peccinotti) is a photographer, known for his erotic work, most famously the Pirelli Calendar in 1968 and 1969. He was born in the 1930s and continues to be an influential figure in art and fashion photography. His work typically features close up shots of the female form and the face in particular and is sensual.
Erotica // Thursday, November 20, 2014
Gloria Pizzilli is one of our favorite up and coming illustrators, and her latest work is a lovely fit in our erotica section. Featuring gorgeous dark pallettes of purples and blues, Pizzilli builds up her digital compositions with textures and shapes that feel tactile though computer generated. These particular works have a lovely erotic undertone, focusing on the darker edges of sexuality.
Erotica // Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Mohamed Danawi's bold works are playfully erotic. He uses a black background throughout this series, which suggests that these naughty scenes take place in the dark of night. Mohamed...
Erotica // Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Some of these photographs are in your face surreal teasery, but some are sneaky bits of other-worldly play from photographer Ángela Burón. The Spanish photographer mixes in playful nudes and a mixture of hidden elements of bizarre that made spend a good deal of time on her Flickr this morning. You should, too.
Illustration // Tuesday, October 07, 2014
New Zealand's Kelly Thompson has made a few appearances on our site, but when we were looking back through the Purple Book, we caught wind of Kelly again and really enjoyed her slightly erotic, fashion-eque illustrations and fine art work. She was born in Rotorua, New Zealand and lived in Wellington for 10 years before moving to Melbourne where she is currently based.