Know Your Presidents: Justine Lai

 Posted by on April 21, 2011
Apr 212011

By Erin Fae

A series of paintings of aging men and a nubile young woman. Think you know where this is going? Think again.

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The London Tourism Guide

 Posted by on April 7, 2011
Apr 072011

or, Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies

By The Court Jester

As you tour London you will undoubtedly run into one of their distinctive red telephone booths. Clearly, in this age of cell phones, they are there as part of London’s ambiance carefully cultivated for the tourist’s delight. They also serve another function.

See Through Me: Painter Audrey Kawasaki

 Posted by on March 26, 2011
Mar 262011

By Erin Fae

You cannot just look away from one of Audrey Kawasaki’s paintings. The women in her paintings stare you down and beg you to come close. You have to move slowly from their eyes to their lips to the other details in the paintings before you can truly draw yourself away.

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The Digital Art of Ray Ceasar

 Posted by on February 26, 2011
Feb 262011

By Erin Fae

As a rule, I don’t like digital art. I find it too artificial and long for a sense of the artist’s hand. However, Ray Caesar may change the way I feel. The Toronto-based artist creates stunning portraits of great sensuality and fantasy using his computer.

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Jan 262011

By T.M. Bernard

I met Debi Oulu through a mutual contact, and when she invited me to her latest exhibit, I eagerly agreed. Married with three children, in that ambiguous space just past youth and on first appearances living a conventional life, just what was this Tel Aviv suburbanite doing in her studio to create such a fuss in certain art circles?

Erotic Comics

 Posted by on January 24, 2011
Jan 242011

By Erin Fae

Comics have always been about fantasy and narrative. Thus, it should come as no surprise that there are explicitly erotic comics that explore every degree of sexuality

The seductive art of John Currin

 Posted by on December 23, 2010
Dec 232010

By Erin Fae

John Currin is one of contemporary art’s hip Americans. One of the most famous painters working today, his explicitly erotic pieces garner international attention. Currin uses everything from old Playboys and 1970s Danish porn to B-movies…

Interview with Michael Sol

 Posted by on December 20, 2010
Dec 202010

By Julian Wolf

Michael Sol is a versatile artist based out of California. He is known for several kinds of work, and his reputation for forms such as bondage, photography and artistic cutting precede him in different parts of the country.

Jazz Age Beauties

 Posted by on November 27, 2010
Nov 272010

By Erin Fae

“Women were never more beautiful,” my friend said as she handed me my birthday present: a copy of Jazz Age Beauties: The Lost Collection of Ziegfeld Photographer Alfred Cheney Johnston by Robert Hudovernik.