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Hot of the Press: Jeff Faerber’s Ode to Hokusai

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The paint is just dry! Check out the just finished August paintings of the modern shunga artist Jeff Faerber: The Adonis Plant Jeff ‘s painting (Fig.2.) is inspired by Plate 11 from Hokusai‘s Fukujuso (The Adonis Plant) from around c.1815 (Fig.3.). The late shunga expert Richard Lane described the Hokusai design as follows: Ample Phallus “…Here we […]

The Nanshoku Shunga of the Award Winning Scientist Brian Coppola

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The award winning* scientist Brian Coppola, probably one of our earliest clients, is mainly focused on collecting nanshoku (男色, gay related images within shunga). In the interview we had last week, he explains what intrigued him about this particular subject, cartoons, street art, his favorite pieces and artists, and the intersection of his profession and the […]

Jeff Faerber’s Vigorous Cardiovascular Fitness and One Half of a Duo

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The modern shunga artist Jeff Faerber has just finished two new paintings. I love the yellow coloring details in the first one, the ode to Hokusai’s The Great Wave featured on the folding screen in the background and the orgasmic whipped cream spray… iPhone An amusing adaptation in the above painting is the dialogue during […]

Collecting Shunga with Bathhouse and Seashore Themes

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For our site ShungaGallery.com I interview artists and collectors who are passionate about shunga and erotic art. One of our clients is a serious Florida United States collector (he wishes to be anonymous) who collects bathhouse and swimming related themes within Japanese woodblock art. He bought many of the shunga pieces that are part of his […]

Ashley Wood’s Post-Apocalyptic Erotic World

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The Perth-based illustrator Ashley Wood (1971) is one of the big names in the international comic book industry. He started in the UK where his drawings of the character Judge Dredd stood out. As a result, he attracted the attention of great American publishers such as Marvel Comics and DC Comics and subsequently worked for Image […]

Jennifer Linton’s Unforgettable Nod to Hokusai’s The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife

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Jennifer Linton (1968), aka. ‘Lady Lazarus‘, is a multidisciplinary visual artist (animation, drawing, teaching, installation and printmaking) from Canada, born in North Vancouver and raised in Oakville, Ontario. She currently lives in Toronto. Her laborious stop-motion animation movies consist of paper cutouts and articulated paper puppets (reminiscent of shunga shikake-e)* . We held a short interview with Jennifer Linton […]

The Macabre Porn Art by Toshio Saeki

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The art of Toshio Saeki (佐伯 俊雄, 1945-2019) can best be described as surreal porn (Freud’s Dream Analysis meets violent samurai). His immoral bloody and humorous world is inhabited by unfortunate tied down females, violent ninjas and samurai warriors performing vicious amputations, vagina-picking crows and roosters, the inevitable octopuses, mutilated mermaids, sadistic zombies, and other morbid […]

The 12 Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year 2017

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ShungaGallery.com started in 2016 but had a hiatus of approximately 6 months so we have been in the air for a year now. Up to now we have added 231 articles/posts treating a lot of themes, artists, periods, influences within the shunga genre. Pinterest At this time a lot of the traffic (two-thirds) comes from […]

Sensual Couple Pay Homage to Lady and the Tramp of 1955

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I received some detailed photographs of the artist Jeff Faerber (1974) that give a nice overview of the painting process from the beginning to the end result. Lady and the Tramp (1955) The painting that we’ll examine is entitled ‘Two strangers partake in the intimate act of sharing complex carbohydrates whilst their feline companions plot […]

Unique Anecdote and Picture of Willem de Kooning by Enfant Terrible Paul Blanca

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This unique picture of the famous painter Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) has an interesting background story that is told in the book ‘De Kunstkannibaal‘ by Peter Klashorst (1957). I have added an English translation of this excerpt below: “The well-known Dutch photographer Paul Blanca (1958) and me (ed. Peter Klashorst) were together in New York. […]

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