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Troublemaking Prostitute Sada Abe: Seduced Sadist or Rebel Lover? (P1)

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Shunga Gallery focuses mainly on sensual paintings and prints, but the material of the current article enables us to talk about “moving” shunga pictures, we mean cinema, of course. Japanese prostitute Sada Abe (1905-ca. 1972), who murdered and then mutilated (cut off the penis and testicles) her lover Kichizō Ishida in 1936, became a heroine […]

Erotic Book “For You, For Me” Written and Illustrated by the French Artist Léon Courbouleix

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Léon Courbouleix (1887-1972) was a French interwar painter, engraver, and illustrator, who produced many sensual sets throughout his life. Some of them you can watch at honesterotica.com. For You, For Me In our article, we’ll especially focus on his book “Pour Toi, Pour Moi (For You, For Me)” published in 1935 by Priape Ardent. Courbouleix […]

Chinese Erotic Album Revealing 12 Intimate Secrets From the Third Class Brothel

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Complete Chinese erotic albums rarely come onto the market yet you can check out our new addition. This charming album consisting of twelve finely detailed paintings was produced in the late 19th century (c.1870s), and is from the reputable Ferdinand Bertholet collection. Each painting measures around 6″ x 5 3/4″ inches (15 x 14.5 cm). Fig.1. Front […]

‘Anecdota Americana’: The ‘Laughing’ Book Inscribed to All Prudes, Puritans, Hypocrites, Censors, and Moralists

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The subject of today’s article barely pertains to visual arts but is directly connected to the theme of humor. As it’s known, shunga pictures’ another name is warai-e or ‘laughing’ pictures. Obscene jokes are an inherent part of sensual prints. The illustrations of ‘Anecdota Americana‘ are functionally close to the erotic humoresques, which can ide […]

Renaissance Sensuality in Agostino Carracci’s ‘Lascivie’ series, Part Two

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In the second part of our Agostino Carracci’s ‘Lascivie’ series review, we’ll take a look at the rest nine prints concerning Greek mythology. Galatea/Venus The woman with a billowing drapery, who rides two dolphins, can both be Venus and Galatea. The latter name (‘she who is milk-white’) refers not only to the statue created by […]

Ancient Ways of Lovemaking in “I Modi” by Agostino Carracci, Part I

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As it’s known, Renaissance was a period when artists turned to Antique art and discovered the beauty of the human body. In 19 erotic engravings, Agostino Carracci (1557-1602) followed the aesthetic of his time depicting muscled bodies of famous gods and heroes, but also added exaggerated genitals. The Italian book “I Modi” (“The Ways“) contained […]

The Loves of The Gods by Renaissance Artist Guilio Bonasone

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In times of Buonarroti, there was an almost legal way to produce erotic pictures by using plots from Greek mythology. Celestial sensuality, not being treated as negatively as the mundane one, was perfectly embodied in Renaissance engravings by lots of talented artists. Guilio Bonasone, a contemporary of Michelangelo, produced pictures that show us pagan gods […]

The Horrific Violent Imagery of the BDSM Illustrator Joseph Farrel (61 Pics)

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In an interview the provocative film director Bruno Dumont once explained about his work that “The landscape is a reflection of the inner life. Since I can’t shoot the inner life, all I can shoot is the exterior but I know that when I’m filming outside, I’m filming inside. I can only really touch the […]

46 Seductive Models of Fetish Photographer Gilles Berquet

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Gilles Berquet (born 1956) is a French photographer whose works are influenced by surrealists Clovis Trouille and Georges Bataille, and also by photographer Pierre Molinier. The fetishistic nature of Berquet’s photographs also makes them similar to the sado-erotic constructures of Hans Bellmer. On Molinier’s Influence Gilles Berquet lives and works in Clamart. Although, he studied […]

An Introduction to the Kinky Art Site Vintage Fetish Art

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The popularity of BDSM, and the sex acts that fall within its umbrella such as kink and fetishes, is confirmed by the kink community FetLife with over 3.5 million members and the worldwide success of the book and film series Fifty Shades of Grey. Among these fans, is the Dutch Karen Smits. One of her sites […]

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