Bodies And Erotic Art
There Were Really Hot Guys in Ancient Greece: the Barberini Faun
Masterpiece of the Week: Saturnino Herrán, Our Ancient GodsAugust 15, 2021
Saturnino Herrán’s Our Ancient Gods is a masterful painting of Mexican Modernism from the early 20th century. It evokes the strength, dignity, and beauty of the Pre-Columbian people who fill Mexico’s lengthy history before the Spanish invasions of...
Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside: Bathing in ArtJuly 9, 2021
With the summer holidays upon us, it seems appropriate to take a small tour through depictions of leisure bathing in art. The package holiday signalled the start of the concept of going away for a break, and we...
The Naked Truth About Nudes in Academic ArtJune 26, 2021
Academicism was a dominant style in European sculpture and painting in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was called so because it was dictated by the French Academy of Art (Académie des Beaux-Arts), which was probably the most...
We Are All Summertime Venuses: Beach Bodies in ArtJune 25, 2021
Venus, who wouldn’t envy her? She is the embodiment of beauty, sexuality, and love. She is perhaps the most often depicted woman in art history. And she was born out of seafoam, what could be more romantic than that?...
Why is St Sebastian a Gay Icon?June 6, 2021
One may think that Christian saints have little in common with gay culture, but there is an exception to every rule. If you see a handsome guy in his early twenties perforated by arrows, you know it’s St...
Lesbianism in Art? Warning: Erotic Scenes in AbundanceJune 3, 2021
Ever wondered about the presence of homosexuality in art? Today we’ll travel a bit in time to see how art has treated the subject of lesbianism. Of course, there aren’t as many representations of homosexuals as of heterosexuals,...
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