Category Archives: Erotic Art

Bromley’s comely chums

[Three examples of David Bromley’s ‘Female Nude’ series] Australian artist David Bromley  was born in Sheffield, England in 1960. As a young boy, he migrated to Australia with his family in 1964. Bromley began his career in Adelaide as a potter, but eventually … Continue reading

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Swede dreams are made of these

Swedish visual artist Lennart Jirlow was born in Stockholm on April 24, 1936. In 1952, Jirlow went to Konstfack and was awarded the youngest student of the year. After Konstfack, Jirlow went abroad on a trip, and visited Holland, France … Continue reading

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From Backstage Girl To Lucky In Love

Pulp Fiction paperback publishing did not only happen in America. In the second half of the 20th Century an Australian pulp scene burned brightly with tales of jaded gunshoes, valiant servicemen and women, daring spies, violent youth gangs and bikies. The … Continue reading

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Chloe and The Grasshopper – Two of a Kind

Above Right: “The Grasshopper” (La Cigale) 1872 oil on canvas 186.7 x 123.8cm. This is considered one of Jules Lefebvre’s classic female nudes. It was first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1872 and was accompanied at the Salon’s exhibition … Continue reading

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The Story of Angélique and the Illustrator

[Above: Book cover for Angélique] These illustrations are from various dust jackets from the “Angélique” series of 13 French historical adventure books, written by the novelist duo Anne and Serge Golon known collectively as ‘Sergeanne Golan’. Some of the titles in this series … Continue reading

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There is Nothing Superficial About the Art of Eric Fischl

American painter, sculptor and print-maker Eric Fischl was born in New York City on March 9, 1948. Fischl grew up in suburban Long Island until his family moved to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1967. His artistic education began at Phoenix College, … Continue reading

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Victory of Faith – is an Evocative Piece

“The Victory of Faith” (1857 Oil on canvas 123.3 × 200.0 cm) is part of the Melbournian National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) collection. It was painted by Irish artist St. George Hare, who was born on 05 July 1857 in … Continue reading

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Is the Onus on You, Lin or Robyn?

Above: “Robyn” by Lin Onus (1995), synthetic polymer paint on canvas (181x181cm). William McLintock Onus (aka Lin Onus)  was born on 4 December 1948 at St. George’s Hospital, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria to William Townsend Onus Sr, Yorta Yorta and Mary … Continue reading

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Stanton Deliver… Don’t Run Away, Don’t Run Away…

American bondage and fetish illustrator, cartoonist and comic-book artist; Eric Stanton (Ernest Stanzoni) was born on September 30, 1926 and raised in New York City. He attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School and began specializing in erotic bondage comics such … Continue reading

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Don’t be a bunny… this might be the one-y!

Featured above is “The Sunbath,” (1913) oil on canvas by Australian artist Rupert Charles Wulsten Bunny; who was born on the 29th September 1864. Rupert Bunny achieved success and critical acclaim as an expatriate in fin-de-siècle in Paris and received … Continue reading

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How Norimontir Became Aby Altson’s Paradise of The Golden Age

Aby Altson “The Golden Age” (1893) Paris, oil on canvas  Aby ‘Farmer ‘Altson was born on 21 August 1866 at Middlesbrough-on-Tees, Yorkshire, England.  Altson migrated to Australia from England to join his brother Barnett in 1883 and worked in his … Continue reading

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I declare this silver frock to be “in like Flint”

Scottish artist and illustrator, Sir William Russell Flint was born in Edinburgh on 4th April, 1880.  Although being mostly known for his watercolor paintings of women; Flint also worked in oils, tempera and print-making. From 1894-1900 Flint was apprenticed to a … Continue reading

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