There are certainly exceptions. During the midth century, when the spread of low-cost paperbacks revolutionized the book-publishing industry, newsstands and drugstore spinner racks were packed with tales of criminality boasting commissioned cover paintings intended to titillate, shock, and thereby separate customers primarily men at the time from portions of their paychecks. But the dozen artists cited below were responsible for some of the most captivating and memorable examples of the breed. Born in Hammond, Indiana, the son of a paint salesman, Abbett early on imagined spending his professional life behind a camera. Yet after serving with the U. Proximity to New York City helped him win assignments to paint covers for Permabooks, Ballantine, Pyramid, and other publishing houses.
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We're here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: It's dirtier than you remember. Visions of Venus and sensual octopuses are probably filling your memory now -- yes, your art history classes were more exciting than you first thought. In celebration of the wildly erotic tendencies of artists over the centuries, we've put together a list of the most jaw-dropping-ly sensual artworks you might have forgotten about since your sophomore year stint in a Renaissance art survey course. Behold, 15 classic works that are way naughtier than you remember. That is, Dead White European Males dominate the archives, and as a result, nude women are usually the subject of historical erotic art. If, after reading this list, you need a fresh take on erotic art, check out the Leopold Museum's aptly titled exhibition "Nude Men" and the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art's show on homoerotic artist Sasha Schneider. This circa painting will go down in history as " the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art " -- thought to be at least one of the first explicit depictions of female pubic hair.
Risqué (Dirty Little Pictures), Surreal Erotic Art Gallery
Last week I hipped a book dealer friend of mine to a decent estate sale score. A few of the titles in my gift box. Now available via Amazon.