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Chokyosai Eiri’s Savage Shunga of a Masturbating Woman With Pestle

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A bizarre in-your-face shunga scene by the long neglected ukiyo-e master Chokyosai Eiri (act. c.1789-1801). It is from one of the boldest sets of oban-sized erotica known called ‘Models of Calligraphy (Fumi no kiyogaki)‘ published in 1801. Vulgar The album was partly modeled on Utamaro‘s well-known masterpiece ‘Poem of the Pillow (Utamakura)‘ from 1788. About […]

Kawanabe Kyosai: The Comical Erotic World of a Shunga Genius (Part 2)

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Creative Prowess In 1993, the British Museum held a major Kawanabe Kyosai exhibition, and since then his work has witnessed a re-evaluation. One of the last painters in the Kanõ school, he is now recognized as one of the final ukiyo-e masters. In the realm of shunga, his creative prowess equals earlier Edo-period masters like […]

Kawanabe Kyosai: The Comical Erotic World of a Shunga Genius (P1)

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The phenomenal Meiji artist Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889) who was born to a samurai family after that class had lost its power and influence, was famous for using his art as an instrument of political protest against many of the new government’s acts, and was even arrested for it. Completely Original Not only did he create arguably […]

The Erotic, Grotesque and Nonsense World of Shintaro Kago

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The work of Japanese artist Shintaro Kago (1969) is known at home and abroad as one of the great expressions of the ero guro nansensu. Much more thought of as a set of cultural trends, which emerged during the Taisho era and the beginning of the Shōwa era, than an organized movement, the ero guro […]

Discover the Price Secrets in Our Unique Shunga Art Price Indicator..!!

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Often wondered what Hokusai’s original The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife was sold for in the past? Our unique Shunga Art Price Indicator offers no less than 5 RARE examples (both as an individual piece and in book form) of this most coveted shunga print. Besides this S.A.P.I., which is ONE OF A KIND, includes 176 pages […]

The Captivating Voyeurism of the French Doctor Jean Morisot (39 Images)

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The obscure French artist Jean Morisot (1899 – 1967) was a doctor by profession who also produced risky drawings. He worked under the pseudonym Jean de Sauteval. A lot of his art has a voyeuristic starting point, cheerful and humorous, but from time to time Morisot doesn’t shy away from a grimmer atmosphere. Rowlandson Little is […]

Opulent Tanzaku Designs with Horny Tengu Demons, Kintaro, Foxes and Royals

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During the early Meiji era (1868-1912) the artist Kawanabe Kyosai produced a series entitled ‘Byobu isso no uchi (A Pair of Screens)‘. This set of 12 sheets each consisting of 2 images (so 24 total) in the small elongated tanzaku format (7 1/8″ x  3 1/3″ inches) is elaborately printed in surimono-style. Serious Copulation Scene Each […]

Senju Shunga on His Evolution, Classical Shunga and Instagram

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It has been two years since our first interview with the coveted neo shunga artist Senju Shunga (1968). How has he been doing in recent years? What is he doing to reach his audience? How has his art evolved? This and much more in our extensive conversation with this Swedish shunga magician. Some of the questions […]

Georges Wolinski and His Sharp Cartoons on Sex, Politics, and Society

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Being devotees of the cartoon-like works of the Taisho period and comical warai-e pictures by Shozan and Kyosai, which are exposed on this site, we’ve decided to pay attention to one of the masters of Western caricature, French artist Georges Wolinski (1934-2015). He was born in French Tunisia in a Jewish family and lost his […]

Man Ray’s Satirical View on The International Colonial Exhibition in 1931

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Due to the many enthusiastic reactions on the Man Ray article recently, today we’ll take a close look at the series of his photographs called Exposition Coloniale Internationale (International Colonial Exhibition). This set consisting of three images is a parody on the photographic press reports about the Paris Colonial Exhibition, which took place in 1931 […]

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