Chéri Hérouard was ahead of the times and used the cultural attitudes as an inspiration to perfectly capture Parisian society participating on the fringe of sexual expression. Here’s a tribute to the French illustrator and artist who was famous for creating sadomasochistic “spanking novels.”
Hilde Atalanta is the creative force behind the Vulva Gallery. Her popular website showcases a series of adorable illustrations of zoomed in vulvas. An empowering artist, Hilde Atalanta is using her art for celebrating the diversity of female genitalia. Her inspiring messages along with whimsical illustrations is teaching women to be more accepting of their vulvas.
The classic pin-up style has long been an American obsession and is aesthetically evolving since the cheeky cheesecake days. Artists like Raffaele Marinetti are changing the way pin-up art looks. Not only are his characters powerful, they have a dimensional quality mixed with the classic centerfold stylings.
McGeachin’s watercolor series has technology taking center stage but in a very subtle way. She embeds each bedroom scene with some type of a modern device as the subjects sensually pose for semi-nude selfies. What Jordyn McGeachin is showing is that technology is always in reach, even while having sex—just like in real life.
Explore the poster series of Bizarre Love with illustration and graphic designer Francesco Tortorella. His unique blend of captivating imagery explores how relationships, love, and sex are a lot like bargaining chips. We are propelled into a world that is both erotically thrilling and dangerous.
Petites Luxures believes that eating, drinking, and fucking are the most natural things in the world. And so do we! If it weren’t for these things, how would we even survive? It’s engrained in almost every culture, no matter where you travel. Check out this week’s inspiration of erotic art and celebrate the lust for life.
Matti Sandberg a.k.a. Senju is from Stockholm, Sweden. His astounding career explores the realms of painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, design, tattooing, and writing. Senju has a highly distinctive style, blending the traditional Shunga aesthetic with elements of modern society.