This post is extremely NSFW. We mean, lots of nudity and images of sexual acts.
All You Must Know About Japanese Erotic Art, Shunga (18+)
Shunga does, after all, mean erotic art. For the uninitiated, shunga is a Japanese term for erotic art. Reaching japanese climax in the Edo period, from the 17th to 19th centuries, the NSFW genre was often realized via ukiyo-e, or woodblock prints.
Japanese greats including Katsushika Hokusai, Kitagawa Utamaro and Utagawa Kunisada all dabbled in the bawdy art form. Shunga prints, though undeniably sexual, favored the strange and the silly as much as the romantic. Expect erotic ornate art in various states of undress, lots of pubic hair, sex erotic and the modern octopus. Now, fast forward a couple centuries modern reorient yourself from East to West.
Erotic Art from Japanese Masters and Contemporary Artists [NSFW]
That's where Jeff Faerber comes in. The Brooklyn-based artist has created a series of modern shunga, erotic prints for the contemporary set. And if you thought Hokusai could japanese nasty, you ain't art nothing yet.