Tag Archives: erotic art


Trends
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Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More


Profiles
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Why All Ingres Is Erotic

Every drawing Ingres made was an overture, every painting a consummation. Read More


Features
Kiki Seror’s digital animation-with-sound DVD Fly-By Mission 2000: Invisible Invaders, 2000. COURTESY I-20, NEW YORK

How Far Can You Go?

With male nudes in full display, pornography a common source material, and explicit imagery the norm in galleries and museums, sex in art has become fun, disturbing, raunchy—even cerebral. Read More


Features
Robert Colescott, At the Bathers Pool (Interracial Blues), 1984. COURTESY PHYLLIS KIND GALLERY, NEW YORK

The Most Erotic Artworks

Artists, curators, and other experts name pieces that range from the suggestive to the explicit, Correggio to Clemente, Manet to Mapplethorpe, Indian sculpture to Richard Serra. Read More