More than years after photography brought, for the first time, the horrors of the Civil War to Americans far from the battlefields, the role of the conflict photographer is now a well-established one. The history of conflict photography has its celebrities , its iconic moments , even its fictional interpretations. Less well known, however, is the modern history of conflict painting. A new exhibit , on view now at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, showcases just one example of how non-photographic records of war can be just as crucial a document of conflict, with 26 original works by Tom Lea, a Texan writer and artist who covered the war for LIFE. Several of the pieces from the show can be seen in the gallery above. In September of , when the U.
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Japanese Shunga Prints - Erotic Art | Ronin Gallery | Ronin Gallery
What is erotic art? Do all paintings with a sexual theme qualify as erotic? How to distinguish between erotica and erotic art? In what way are aesthetic experiences related to, or different from, erotic experiences and are they at all compatible?
Gouache, watercolor and pen and black ink on paper. Executed between the early s and , the year before Grosz left Germany for the United States, the Berlin street scenes depict a variety of different people on the streets of the busy metropolis. Here, a simple-minded, portly bureaucrat smoking a cigar crosses the street, passing a woman huddling in her coat for warmth.