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The 10 best works of erotic art

Art has always been intrinsically linked to expression, passion and sensuality, but across the centuries, there have been surprisingly few unambiguous depictions of the carnal act in its naked glory. Here, Jonathan Jones chooses his favourite 10 erotic pieces Katsukawa Shun’ei (attributed to) Ten scenes of lovemaking, a scroll painting (Edo period, 1795-1810) British Museum […]

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A Brief History of Erotic Art

Erotic art has been created by almost every civilization, be it ancient or modern. Erotic illustrations were displayed through paintings, sculptures, dramatic arts, photographs, writings, and music. They showed scenes of sex throughout the time. In earlier cultures, sexual activity was associated with supernatural forces and therefore they also have religious resemblance attached to it. […]

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What is erotic art?

The definition of erotic art is mostly subjective. Primarily it depends on the context since the perception of the people vary for both the words ‘erotic’ and ‘art’. Some may perceive things that are used to illustrate sex education, as inappropriately erotic. As per the definition prescribed by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, erotic art […]

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What are the essential things to have if you are planning to put up an erotic gallery?

There has been a long term conflict between art and philosophy. These two fields have always struggled with each other sometimes for their superiority over others but the conflict has always shaped the attitudes of human civilization. Art has some purpose. The purpose is to educate the masses by entertaining them. This purpose can be […]