Kate Moss shot by Mert and Marcus for Playboy

Photography // Sunday, March 02, 2014
Now that we officially have a section for all things photography we have to catch up on things that might not be so current, like, when Mert and Marcus shot Kate Moss for Playboy. It’s pretty explanatory and exceptionally good. 

Great Moments with Kate Moss

Erotica // Friday, December 27, 2013
Ever since her recent shoot with Playboy Magazine (January 2014), we have been reminiscing about some other great moments in Kate Moss' gorgeous career. Her ability to transform from one shoot to another while minting her seductive manner is one of her defining traits and shines through in each editorial from one year to the next. Here are a selection of a few of our favorites, dating all the way back to 2001.

Playboy Marfa roadside attraction

Street Art // Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Along Highway 90 in Marfa, Texas, an odd site of a 40-foot white neon Playboy bunny logo and a tilted ’72 Dodge Charger are currently occupying space with the barren desert landscape as its backdrop. In an attempt to revive the Playboy brand focusing more towards a younger generation, the company is commissioning a series of art projects, this one designed by the glossy hyper-realistic painter, Richard Phillips.

Allen Jones' Porn Furniture

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Allen Jones' table (made in 1969) from the late-playboy Gunter Sach's collection sold for $1.6 million at Sotheby's. Furniture from Jones' soft porn line, which depicts furniture-sculptures, made with female mannequins in full bondage attire and the table which sold for such a high price was part of a series of erotic furniture pieces he was making around this same time.

Illustrations by Brian Rea

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Brian Rea is a top notch artist and illustrator working out of Los Angeles with a list of past clients including the New York Times, Playboy, and Time Magazine. Rea's Modern Love illustrations shown here provide narrative images reflecting upon the many confounding conundrums surrounding how difficult it can be to get along.

Top 35 Classic Playboy Pin-ups

Top List // Friday, May 25, 2012
Modern Internet porn has simplified the quest for personal titillation but we still remember the days of sneaking your Dad's Playboys off to a secret location for study and fantasy. Certain sections of the publication garner the lions share of attention but you just can't deny the quality and sex appeal of those amazing illustrations by Alberto Vargas and others. Here are some of our favorites.

Dali & Playboy

Erotica // Wednesday, August 24, 2011
'Here the master of Surrealism juxtaposed the shot of a nude leaning against a giant egg, coiled in snakes with cut-up Renaissance imagery.'

The Playboy Commission at Partners & Spade NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
Right now at Partners & Spade in NYC, Playboy is holding an exhibition of memorabilia and archive prints selected by a special group of commission members (including Ryan McGinness, Jeremy Scott, and André Balazs) through July 29. Some of the prints include Salvador Dali, Keith Haring, Eames, and David LaChapelle.


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