Masami Teraoka believes everything in human life relates to sexuality. As an artist, he feels compelled in breaking down barriers and pushing boundaries and taboos. Born is Japan in 1936, Masami Teroaka moved to the US during the 1960’s and began illustrating provocative subject matter.
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.