What makes Song Nyeo Lyoo special is the suggestion that life, eroticism, nature, and architecture all are interconnected. This is clearly reflected in her decadent paradisal subject matter with the richness of materials she uses. An intricate, multistage process brings together ink, watercolor and gold powder on rice paper and wooden board.
The female sex doll has been around for decades. These days, however, synthetic dolls are taking on a life of their own. They can now talk and express emotions. Photographer Stacy Leigh examines the new horizons in sex with a captivating and unnerving series of mages inside an actual Barbie Dreamhouse.
Young photographers like Christoph Klutsch are fast becoming a creative force within the erotic art landscape. His work is crisp, clean, and inviting. According to his website, he is “obsessed with imperfections, color, and high contrast.”
Peaches is a mohawk-sporting, crotch-rubbing cultural provocateur. Sweet and juicy, her musical live performances are productions meant to ruffle a lot of tail feathers. Her gender-bending identity is ballsy and contains a smooth mix of sexual imagery with some John Waters quirkiness.
The European attitude toward sex is more laissez-faire. They view sex as a healthy and natural act, not some filthy deed done in the dark, or a huge secret you keep to yourself. And for anyone who has traveled to Europe can attest, sex is all around. Their explicit message is sex happens—so, why not have fun with it in advertising?
When painting could no longer quell his passion for more expression, he began using photography which he masterfully blends together with painting. Mariano Vargas’ masterful lighting, technique, and perspective allow his subjects to see themselves through his eyes—tastefully erotic.