Either the artist was cynically having a laugh at the expense of the entire Catholic Church and of the local traditionalist bourgeoisie or all parties naively failed to see the symbolic import of the design motif. Ghislaine Wood uses a wide range of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, p The swirling sensuous forms of the Art Nouveau style are synonymous with the erotic. Click to expand the details about Quick bid Consider bidding the highest amount you're willing to pay. Report item - opens in a new window or tab. Open Preview See a Problem? This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Covers your purchase price and original shipping.
This type of image has emerged in high erotic art ever since - and even in the guise of St.
Art Nouveau and the Erotic
A modern feminist artist might have done something similar to make some crass point about God being a woman but this work of Drtikol's is just erotic Sadism - and it is sexy as hell! We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. This is an excellent short introduction to the erotic underpinnings of Art Nouveau, the design movement that introduced a faux-aristocratic decadence to the European middle classes as the nineteenth century turned into the twentieth. Alonso rated it really liked it Oct 19,