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Marcos Chin: An Illustrated Kama Sutra

stlukesguild:

Two of my long-time artistic passions have been erotic art and “book arts” or the book as an art object. This newly published deluxe volume of the Kama Sutra, illustrated by Marcos Chin, surely combines both of these passions in a spectacular manner:

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Paul Fryer: Lucifer (Morning Star) 2008

stlukesguild:

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Paul Fryer
Lucifer (Morning star) 2008

Anodized aluminum, silicon rubber cord, wax work figure, feathers, concrete…

An unsettling… even frightening… yet strangely “beautiful” work of art.

4PM

Natural Beauty: Nude of the Day

stlukesguild:

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Venus Anadyomene

"The most simple subjects are eternal. The nude woman, whether
she emerges from the waves of the sea, or from her bed, is
Venus… and one’s imagination cannot conceive anything better.”
-Renoir

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Fragments of Beauty: Sculptural Details

stlukesguild:

I believe it was either André Malraux or Sir Kenneth Clark who spoke of the wealth of nude sculpture in the West… especially that of the 18th and 19th centuries… as one vast waste of entire acres of Carrara marble. Having more recently given a second look at a good deal of such sculpture I am struck by the exquisite details captured in many of these works… details often best conveyed though photography:

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