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Hymn to a Nude: Hermann Albert

Art, Painting March 6, 2017

Carefully selecting the themes, artistic media, and manner of presentation, art organizers exerted great influence over the way artwork was being produced. It was demanded that artists like Albert must embrace a socialists heroic style in all of their portraits, still lives and landscapes. Yes, Hermann Albert did do just that, but with a hymm to a nude—a sexy erotic twist.

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Juggernaut: Maria Imaniel

Art, Painting, Sex May 27, 2016

Maria Imaniel describes her work as temporary pornographic art, perhaps because nothing is ever permanent. Her large-scale paintings illustrate vibrant and colorful scenes of people having sex, falling in love, and dreaming in technicolor. But not that far beneath the surface, and betwixt the block solid lines, and faintly appearing before our eyes is a sense humor mixed with directness.

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