The world of “erotic photography” can span from the truly tasteful to the baseline pornographic, from the salacious to the elegantly subtle. The masters — as underscored in Ellen von Unwerth’s superb Fräulein Book — can make the art seem dignified and worthy of coffee table tome status. The more sophomoric, on the other hand, can [...]


17 Oct
Same Shit Different Day for Fall/Winter 201

COOP‘s artwork is tough to beat, a rockabilly influenced collage of voluptuous devil women, tire-churning hot rods and plenty of bad thrills. We covered the COOP Exhibit when it hit Culver City back in 2009 and have paid close attention since. Now the Los Angeles artist otherwise known as Chris Cooper has teamed up with fellow [...]


21 Sep
Barcelona-based designer Beatriz Fabres shows her wares

While hanging out at an opening with a bunch of local Barcelona-based female artists I noticed they were all wearing these beautiful pinky rings. On closer inspection and inquiry I was told they were handmade by Chilean-born artist Beatriz Fabres. So a few days later I went to visit the impeccably put together Beatriz at [...]


Accomplished French street artist JR has traveled around the globe making making his mark in countries such as Kenya, Liberia, Sudan, India, and Cambodia just to name a few. After seeing the hardships and injustices women face daily, he decided to capture and “take their stories around the world”. Using his iconic mural-size posters, he [...]


29 Mar
Because you will never bore of beautiful topless models on boards

People will never bore of putting beautiful topless women on skateboard decks, and we will never bore of sharing them with you (as can be evidenced by the 1970s Pin-Up Girl Skateboards and Doodah “Supermodel Deck Project”). The latest series comes courtesy of New York denim brand 3×1, who’ve teamed up with British lensman Ben [...]


13 Jan
Made from imported Japanese fabric & manufactured in London

Passarella Death Squad returns with a fresh set of t-shirts for Spring/Summer 2012. The new collection centers around archetypal animals paired with sketches of beautiful naked women. As they write: “Let yourself go! Open your mind! Speed of life and Together. A celebration of animal magnetism, power and grace…” So there you have it! All [...]


11 Nov
600 image/400 page hardcover look into artist's life & work

OK, I admit paying $200 for a book seems a little crazy. It’s not as crazy as buying a $35,000 alligator skin backpack from the Olsen twins… but still. But since this is a book about and sort of by the inimitable Spanish filmmaker (being the first book Almodóvar has ever written about all his [...]


With models touting perfectly red painted lips, seductive stares and a playful sensuality, Ellen von Unwerth captures moments of sublime female sexuality in her new hardcover, Fräulein. In this collection of photos spanning fifteen years of von Unwerth’s work, women are portrayed as cute, assertive, overtly sexual, soft and contemplative to explore all expressions of [...]

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