erotica

Culture

is fan fiction ethical?

Fan fiction is a way for many teens to express themselves creatively and navigate their sexuality. But when the imagined erotic scenarios involve real people without their consent, things are more complicated.
Gina Tonic
3.21.19
Art

nobuyoshi araki's massive, new retrospective is surprisingly personal (and nsfw, obviously)

The Museum of Sex exhibit will look back at the controversial photographer's groundbreaking career.
Emily Kirkpatrick
2.8.18
Culture

the book shining a spotlight on sexual subcultures and diy fetish

From erotic fan fiction to niche kinks involving shaved heads and sneezing, Katharine Gates' revised tome Deviant Desires: A Tour of the Erotic Edge peels back the curtain on the more obscure side of sexual subcultures.
Tish Weinstock
1.30.18
Music

an oral history: madonna’s 'erotica' by the people who helped create it

To celebrate its 25 birthday, we revisit Madonna’s provocative classic "Erotica" via the album’s key collaborators.
Nick Levine
10.20.17
Culture

strip clubs, nudes and erotica: the life and legend of the king of soho

When Soho feels less seedy than ever, and London's nightlife is on its knees, there's never been a better time to celebrate the legacy of Paul Raymond, the man behind Soho’s sexual revolution.
Tish Weinstock
2.1.17
Arts

shannon may powell’s photos capture the heart and soul of what turns us on

The photographer wants you to see erotica as more than sex.
Wendy Syfret
11.4.16
Culture

how 'the baroness' is reinventing erotica through the female gaze

Matthew Holroyd and Ché Zara Blomfield discuss the female gaze in modern sexuality.
Lynette Nylander
8.8.16
Art

kristen liu-wong’s world is erotic, horrific, violent and awesome

The artist paints normal girls who just happen to be terrorising the planet.
Wendy Syfret
2.17.16
News

your favorite gender-fluid erotic journal is back

Take a look at the new issue of 'Odiseo,' exclusively on i-D.
i-D Staff
Raquel Zas
1.21.16
Fashion

erotic model tessa kuragi talks fantasy and female empowerment

Nick Knight's surreal star opens up about sexuality, censorship, and why 'normal' is terrifying.
Tish Weinstock
10.12.15
Sex

why erotica publisher paul chan only uses women writers

The Guggenheim grant winning artist and his experimental publishing house stroke our largest sex organ with a new series of erotic fiction.
Zio Baritaux
9.24.15
Culture

odiseo is the thinking person's gender-fluid erotic journal

Can snails be erotic? This publication thinks so.
Zio Baritaux
8.12.15
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