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Joerggum is a German artist who creates striking portraits of rubber, PVC and leather-clad dominant women in a BDSM context. The women in his works are drawn in soft, almost dreamlike lines but the page exudes their power and demands you to kneel before them. Nuns caressing breathing tubes, strap-wielding headmistresses

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I first ran across Yves Tourigny’s work through Facebook, where I follow a lot of weird-lit/horror authors. I began to notice that a number of authors were posting illustrations or alternative covers (in a couple cases, even postcards inspired by their work) done by the same artist. The style was

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Seiu Ito might be the father of Shibari/Kinbaku art, but there are many others that have contributed to this beautiful world of erotic art. When I look at the pictures in this feature, it just reminds me how enchanting Japanese culture can be, but under what you see something else is happening. It’s

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Sometime in the mid-1870s, while living in Paris, the Hungarian artist Mihály Zichy produced a series of erotic illustrations. These pictures featured men and women having a right old time fucking and wanking, sucking and licking. What inspired Zichy is unclear. A mid-life crisis? A raging hard-on? The current fashion

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When I stepped inside Long Beach’s Dark Art Emporium, I found myself in a very small, yet beautiful establishment. It was clear that the people that ran the place were very enthusiastic about morbidity and creativity. I loved every inch of it. “Do you have any Justell Vonk?” I asked. The

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Alchemy was the genetic modification of the past. Alchemists were respected scientists before the term existed, with its roots going back more than 2,000 years ago in Egypt, India, Asia and the Islamic world, and finally being introduced to Europe during the 12th century. Since many of the early alchemical texts have

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