Artist Creates Titillating Illustrations Using Just a Few Lines (NSFW)

By artfido / June 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

An anonymous French artist going by the name petitesluxures has got Instagram all a flutter with his or her subtly naughty drawings. Using only a few lines, these illustrations play on the fine border between minimalist and erotic illustration, as well as portray sexuality with softness and poetry. They’re a bit naughty so are probably […]

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The Top Photos in the 2017 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

By artfido / March 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has just announced the finalists and winners for the 2017 competition, which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. When we presented you with the 2016 finalists, it was one of our most viewed blogs for 2016. Many […]

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Photo Series That Explores Equality Through Aliens, Bears and Snakes (oh my)

By artfido / August 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

When we last saw artist Sarah Bahbah, she showed us what it looked like to have sex and takeout (see HERE). Her latest series, titled ‘Accept It‘, focuses on social equality in a weird and wacky way. The photos are left open to the viewers interpretation and explores issues of equality through aliens, bears, snakes, crocodiles, […]

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Female Artist Arrested for Asking Strangers to Feel Her Genitals (NSFW)

By artfido / June 30, 2016 / 8 Comments

Swiss artist Milo Moire is no stranger to controversy. When we first saw her, she removed all of her clothes and walked to Art Basel with the words of the articles of clothing she would normally be wearing written in black marker on her naked body (see HERE). When we next saw her, she featured in her own installation called […]

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The Top Photos in the 2016 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

By artfido / February 12, 2016 / 35 Comments

Childbirth: it’s one of life’s great miracles. For the last five years, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has held a photography contest which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. The IAPBP just announced the finalists and winners for the 2016 competition, […]

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Photographer Creates Book Documenting Her Naked Walk Through New York (NSFW)

By artfido / January 16, 2016 / 23 Comments

There’s been quite a bit of nude performance art around lately. Milo Moire has made an art form out of it (pardon the pun), with performances such as walking to Art Basel naked (see HERE), plopping an egg out of her vagina at Art Cologne (see HERE), and walking around an art exhibition naked while […]

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Photo Series Shows What The “Ideal Female Body” Used To Look Like (NSFW)

By artfido / September 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

We are all too aware that images of idealized beauty permeate most of the media we consume.  What we may not realize is that it has actually happened for hundreds of years, albeit in different forms, shifting aesthetics and beauty standards. Titian’s reclining Venus, for example, is shaped differently from the fashion models of today’s […]

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Artist Photographs 100 Naked Women To Show The Power Of A Strong Nude Photo (NSFW)

By artfido / August 24, 2015 / 5 Comments

Warning: as the title of this post suggests, this photo series contains a lot of nudity. London artist Nadia Lee Cohen who knows the power of a good nude. “The female form has always fascinated me and featured predominantly in my work; therefore, it was important for me to embark upon a project that allowed me to explore […]

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Comic Strip Brilliantly Explains the Difference Between Rape And Consent

By artfido / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

In 2013, Zerlina Maxwell ignited a firestorm of controversy when she strongly recommended we stop telling women how to not get raped. Here are her words, from the transcript of her appearance on Sean Hannity’s show: “I don’t think that we should be telling women anything. I think we should be telling men not to rape […]

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A Vagina From the 19th Century Sparks French Lawsuit Against Facebook

By artfido / March 12, 2015 / 8 Comments

A 149-year-old vagina is at the center of a legal dispute involving France, Facebook, and online censorship. If you’ve been an avid follower of artFido’s arty posts, you’ll recall that we posted an article mid last year about Luxembourgian artist  Deborah de Roberti who transformed Gustave Courbet’s famous painting, l’Origine du Monde, into performance, by revealing her own […]

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