Jan Saudek was born in the legendary city of Prague in 1935. He lived a controversial life for his time; his biographical notes on his site are a strange read, with reminiscences like, “1950 – I penetrate a woman. But only for a moment. I have to wait a good three years
Before internet porn ruled the world, the idea of a Fifty Shades of Grey wasn’t so sensational. That’s because there was a ton of porn literature being churned out – maybe not bestseller status literature, but it was a lot freakier than the BDSM the masses have gone apeshit for.
It’s an unverified fact that Japanese culture is one of the most polite and respectful in the world – even when its people are frequenting the many love hotels, private sex parties and bars that Tokyo has to offer. Polish-born photographer Pawel Jaszczuk spent three years frequenting such places, capturing
The paintings of Takato Yamamoto have a vicious beauty; their stunning detail is akin to the Ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the 18th century that initially influenced his work, but Yamamoto has developed his style into something he calls “heisei aestheticism.” He combines brutality with serenity in his paintings – blood
Art means many different things to different people. For me, I love art that makes me think, art that is dangerous, art that is ugly and beautiful at the same time – like the art of Pierre Molinier. He was so before his time that it is hard to put
Paris is once again two steps ahead of everyone – except perhaps Germany – when it comes to the world of kink; you can look back at my article on BDSM and the Marquis de Sade if you need a quick history class. Another installment in the Paris kink revolution came back