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The Secret Private Life of Cartoon Characters by Grégoire Guillemin

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Daisy Duck as a pin-up, the innocent main character from Alice in Wonderland sensually licking a Playboy lollipop, a passionately kissing Batman and Robin (the latter with a Mighty Mouse tattoo in the neck), or an ice-cream stain on Wonder Woman’s bra. Cultural Icons These are the fun twists French creative designer Grégoire Guillemin (born December […]

A Nice Conversation with the Founder of honesterotica

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In the world of erotic art there aren’t that many inspiring online resources. One of the rare exceptions is honesterotica. This site that is solely dedicated to the art of the finest erotic illustrators of past and present offers extensive portfolio’s of the artist’s work including interesting background. Honesterotica is a project started by the ‘retired’ […]

45 Darkly Erotic Fairy Tales of the Italian Artist Simone Pinna

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Winged beauties adorned with feelers and equipped with insect-like limbs. Simone Pinna’s graphite drawings evoke a fairy-tale world full of strong sexual references and often with a darker subtext. Erotic Fairies The hybrid, mainly female figures (he names them ‘erotic fairies‘) are alternately playful and vulnerable. They inhabit a world where phallus-shaped mushrooms and other ‘sensual’ crops […]

The ‘In-Your-Face’ Erotica of the Dutch Artist Jan van Rijn

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Recently, the artist Jeff Faerber drew my attention to the exceptional nude portraits of my fellow countryman Jan van Rijn (1966) Off course, his surname almost immediately brings to mind the great 17th century Dutch master. Could this be a descendant of Rembrandt van Rijn? In any case, his drawing talent will not be the stumbling block. […]

Senju Shunga on the Aesthetics of Neo Shunga, Hergé and Donald Trump

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Welcome back! In this second part (first part here) of the interview Senju goes into more detail on the production process of his work, his deep love for Japonism, the aesthetics of contemporary shunga, future projects and why doesn’t he have a good word to say about Donald Trump? 5) One of your fans would […]

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 […]

Amusing Salute to the Muppet Show Character Beaker

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In Jeff Faerber’s new painting he focuses more on the contrasting patterns of all the fabric. Most of the elements are just intuitive, based on whatever happened to pop in his head. An amusing detail can be found on the forearm of the male protagonist that displays a tattoo of Beaker. the wailing lab assistant of the Muppet […]

The Secret Erotic Allusions in the Work of Hieronymous Bosch

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Hieronymous Bosch (c.1450- 9 August 1516) is undoubtedly one of the most difficult to interpret masters from around 1500. His work is known as labyrinthine, it has no clear outlines. The boundaries between authentic work, imitation and copy are partly blurred. The significance of many paintings that can be attributed to him with certainty is […]

The Cheerfully Dark Social Criticism of the Digital Artist Waldemar Kazak (84 pics!)

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The digital Lowbrow artist Waldemar Kazak (aka. Waldemar von Kozak) is, as his pseudonym suggests, from Russia. Born in Tver in 1973, he graduated at the age of 22 from the Tver Art College earning a degree in graphic design. Kazak then worked for several studios and publishers while learning the Quark XPress and Aldus Page […]

The Censored and Uncensored Version of Senju Shunga’s Seishin

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Instagram’s refusal to differentiate between art and pornography is something artists dealing with sensual themes have to deal with over and over again. An example of this is the artist we’ve been following for years now (new interview soon) Senju Shunga. Below you can find the censored and uncensored version of his most recent work ‘Seishin‘ (issued […]

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