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In 1885, the Japanese woodblock artist Yoshitoshi created what would become one of the most influential early pieces of Japanese bondage art, The Lonely House on Adachi Moor. Based on a folktale about an onibaba (demon hag) who killed pregnant women to eat their fetuses, the piece is startling even

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As anyone who has watched a 1950s B-movie knows, sex and juvenile delinquency were the twin terrors of mid-century America. The two fears collided in the case of the Brooklyn Thrill Killers, a group of teenage boys who went on a violent crime spree in the summer of 1954. The

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Today I felt like getting my freak on, so I decided to troll one of my favorite tumblrs – EVOCATION OF FLESH! I could look at these images all day long. I especially like the photos of the women in a position of power, but seeing both genders doing their thing

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Robert Bishop was known by many in the BDSM literature community as “The Rembrandt of Bondage.” He became known as an illustrator of covers for House of Milan during the 1970s and 80s and was the artistic mind behind the Fanni Hall comics. He worked in pencil and airbrush, which

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Born 1882, Japan’s Seiu Ito was the Father of “Kinbaku” Art, also known as Bondage Art. His imagination conjured things that many of us could not even think of today. When I look at his work, the pain is hard to miss, but it’s the beauty that surrounds his subjects that draws you

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Imagine going about your business at the DMV or drug store when all of a sudden a faceless, all-black BDSM mermaid – carried over a woman’s shoulder – is set down in the middle of these unassuming surroundings. She is Permaid, and she is real. Permaid is living performance art, photographed

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