Nadiia and Faith by David Mushegain

Erotica // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
'….we all love…we all eat…we all want to take care of our friends and family…we all want to be loved…we all hurt….we all have happy days…we all have hard days….we all want….we all cry….we all feel…we all think…we all have opinions…we all have beliefs….wether there are huge highways or dirt roads….wether you have horses and carts or hybrid cars…..wether you have teepees and huts or apartment buildings or a house....

SkinDeep by Julien Palast

Erotica // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Photographer Julien Palast refers to his SkinDeep series as 'a study on the body-object, ephemeral sculptures of the human form. Instant bas reliefs reminiscent of classic imagery.' Palast shrink wraps the human body in brilliant technicolor, at once concealing it while also highlighting its curves and contours. Palast is based in Paris, France.

The Works of YDK Morimoe

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
YDK Morimoe is a Japan-based visual artist who combines photography, painting, and digital special effects to create stunning surrealist works. Armed with a vivid imagination and enigmatic personality, the mysterious Morimoe has been able to create images that look at the fragility of traumatized and abused youth.

Opening Photos: Futura "FUTURE SHOCK" @ 560 Washington Street, NYC

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 16, 2012
As we have noted on the site a few weeks back, NYC standard and graffiti legend FUTURA opened a new show, Future Shock, his first in his native city in over 12 years. Curated by Nemo Librizzi and located at 560 Washington Street, Ivory Serra went to the opening for Juxtapoz to see the huge crowds and FUTURA himself.

GNL Studios

Erotica // Thursday, September 13, 2012
GNL Studios is a photography studio created by Steven Gomillion & Dennis Leupold. The New Yorker studio started working in 2006 on fashion photography for both commercial and editorial purposes. They quickly gained in notoriety, shooting some stars like Jennifer Love Hewitt or Lindsay Lohan, creating increasingly provocative and gorgeously sexualized fashion work.

Posscat

Erotica // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Fascinated by the eroticism of the female form and the mystery of urban ruins, French photographer Posscat combines the two in his photographs of lovely nude Parisiennes exploring abandoned hospitals, railways and factories. Posscat is based in Paris.

XCIA's Street Art Project: iPad App

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The story of Hank O'Neal isn't just that he just quit the CIA (yes, he is literally, Mr xCIA) to shoot street art, or to produce hundreds of jazz albums, or to edit and organize wonderful literary compilations for such modern giants like Djuna Barnes, or that his apartment sits in the heart of SoHo and therefore on the precipise of the emergence of graffiti and street art culture in North America for the past three decades...

Sophy Rickett's 'Pissing Women'

Erotica // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Photographer Sophy Rickett's 1995 series Pissing Women consists of a sequence of self portraits in which the artist publicly urinates while standing up in locations synonymous with order and decorum. The piece challenges traditional gender norms, calls into question masculine 'pissing contests', and engages with the viewer's own voyeurism.

A Sun Eruption, Captured

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
We are going to call this "solar art." Something so amazing, so incredibly documented, that it almost seems like it can't be real and it has to be a painting or digital manipulation. From NASA, "On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT.

Erotic Black and White Photography by Risen Phoenix

Erotica // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
In Risen Phoenix's own words, 'I am a Minneapolis based fine art photographer. My work is a simple narrative on the female form. More like Hemingway than Hawthorne.' Some very striking nudes done in classic black and white.