The existence of nude and erotic art is not new in this world. In earlier centuries, the naked body and sexual acts were deemed natural. But as time went by, such works would marked with censorship, considering them as indecent and pornographic. How does one differentiate erotic art from pornography? To further understand this, we talked to Filipina artists Darling Kink and Salome Salvi about their works, their medium, and the inspiration behind them. Producing and putting erotica out into the world gave me power and control over my sexuality, desires, and fantasies.
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Manila CNN Philippines Life — At the beginning of , there was already talk about this so-called Southeast Asian renaissance, mainly due to the continuous rise of contemporary art institutions in the region. Maybe Filipinos have seen art as a way to escape the drudgery of the everyday or maybe Filipinos have seen the need to make sense of how seemingly ludicrous our country has become. In this list, a curator, an artist, a critic, and an art patron share shows, art works, and even art collectives that have, in one way or another, shaped the way we see and interact with our surroundings, and ultimately, our nation. Ricky Francisco, curator at the Lopez Museum and Library. For me, I like this exhibit because it is powerful, poetic, and gritty.
Filipina erotica artists on dispelling sex taboos via nudity and raw imagery
ManilArt opens with a gala invitational on Oct. Over 30 galleries will be displaying around artworks that are expected to highlight the current dynamism of Filipino visual art. Joining local galleries on this eighth year of the premier art fair are foreign participants: Ist. The abundance will certainly be the high point for this week, in what continue to be unflagging seasons of a golden age of visual creativity, given record-setting triumphs in both local and international auctions for Philippine art. The ferment shows no signs of slowing down.
Forgot your password? Remember me? As if to prove that, many artists have gone from producing aesthetically pleasing works to creating art that triggers strong emotions, positive or not. Creations often become disputable when they go against the accepted norms. Read at your own risk.