Sexually explicit art is found in all cultures. Artists as diverse as Pablo Picasso and Jeff Koons blended high art and kitsch in an attempt to push the boundaries of good taste. There was a time, however, when works of art by great masters were considered vulgar and pornographic. And some of these artworks still have the power to be, if not shocking, then at least taboo.
Roy Stuart. The Leg Show Photos. Embrace Your Fantasies/Getting Off
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Based in Paris with a reputation as a grandmaster of the erotic camera, Roy Stuart has exhibited his work in numerous galleries throughout the world. Main SR only Anker. The Leg Show Photos. Adults only. Hardcover, Between and , Dian Hanson , then editor of Leg Show magazine, and photographer Roy Stuart collaborated on over fetish photo shoots. This volume gathers the best of these sessions, accompanied by the original Leg Show text by Hanson.
A few weeks ago I sat in a poolside cabana at The Avalon , a mid-century jewel of a hotel in Beverly Hills, eating dinner with a man who told me: "To you, sex is art. Amused because we hadn't even slept together -- he was referring to my blog. I've thought a lot about his remark: what makes sex simply a physical act, and what makes it transcendent? Bad sex, or mediocre sex, is the former. It's a mechanical exercise involving body parts, forgotten as soon as it's over.