On The Set Blog
The MetArt story is inextricably connected to the evolution of digital technology. We pioneered the online digital erotic art photography marketplace, and we've embraced every meaningful technological advance — whether it was multi-mega-pixel imagery, HD video, or streaming technologies — in our content as well as in the features and user interface of the site itself. Now that MetArt has grown into the MetArt Network, an expanding family of premium quality erotic sites, our ability to harness and employ the latest technological developments is more important than ever.
It is in this spirit of ongoing technical advancement that the MetArt Network has become the first adult entertainment company to accept the revolutionary digital currency bitcoin.
Bitcoin, the first widely circulated and accepted digital currency, has the potential to completely revolutionize ecommerce on a global level. The MetArt Network made the decision to accept bitcoin for a variety of reasons, but chief among these are the benefits the new payment method offers our members. Bitcoin offers unparalleled levels of anonymity, confidentiality, and protection to the consumer. Customers who would prefer not to use personal bank accounts, checks, or credit or debit cards can now purchase site memberships with the safety and security of digital currency.
While payments in bitcoin provide MetArt Network customers with a secure and convenient alternative payment method, bitcoins also pack a lot of bang for the buck (bang for the bitcoin?) because monthly memberships in all the MetArt Network sites are currently offered at a half-off discount for those who pay with the cryptocurrency. For a newfangled payment method that's old fashioned value.
Whether you choose to purchase your MetArt Network access with bitcoin or any of the other methods offered, MetArt's embrace of the cyber cash proves, once again, the company's dedication to constant and ongoing improvement of our products and commitment to providing the highest level of service to our customers.
Original Post By Ariel Piper Fawn
In addition to blogging — both here and at MetArt — I'm often asked to write synopses of various SexArt movies. As it happens, I wrote all the synopses for the entire "Snow Fun" series — eleven episodes, count 'em! — so I consider myself well acquainted with the work of director Andrej Lupin. I thoroughly enjoyed "Snow Fun," and when I sat down to watch Lupin's latest effort, "Emotion," I anticipated a similarly enjoyable viewing experience. But nothing I knew of the director's previous work could possibly have prepared me for this. "Emotion" took me by surprise. And what a pleasant surprise it was!
Waves break slowly against rocks under the MetArt Films logo before fading to black. In hindsight, I consider this beautiful image something of a mental reset. Forget what you think you know. Discard your expectations. Experience "Emotion" with fresh eyes. And then it begins.
The first image, of Whitney Conroy, is warm, bathed with diffused light, and has a painterly quality that flatters her considerable beauty. As the credits roll Conroy spins, her hair swinging in slow motion through space. Before thirty seconds have elapsed she is locked in a passionate embrace with Matt Ice. Even in these first moments the mood, the actor's presence, is entirely different. Gone is the cheerful ski bum of "Snow Fun." As the strings of the soundtrack swell, and tympanis thunder, we enter entirely different stylistic territory.
Cinematography, direction, and editing work seamlessly to underscore the title and the theme. Watching Whitney Conroy fall, gracefully, slowly, backwards onto the bed is worth repeated viewings in and of itself — a striking and evocative effect. The performers approach perfection, and by that I mean that at no time do I sense that they are performing. These two have a connection and every move of the camera, every edit, every change of position, looks and feels entirely genuine and natural. When the shot is framed from outside a doorway it adds a hint of voyeurism — and we are voyeurs looking in on these two. When the camera moves in close to capture a facial expression or Ice's point of view, it adds to the feeling of intimacy without drawing attention to the technique.
The sex? Particularly hot, and exceptionally passionate. But it's of a piece, so to say — the love making we witness in "Emotion" is a physical expression of deep, powerful emotions and that's what makes it so compelling. Wonderful performances by skilled performers. Stunning visual and technical style. An impressive piece of erotic artistry from two gifted actors and one talented — and versatile — director.
It's been a while since I've had the pleasure of viewing a film directed by Bo Llanberris. And I haven't seen any of the previous episodes of his "Upper West Side" series, so I have no choice but to experience and judge episode IV, "Last Call," on its own merits. As fortune would have it, those merits are obvious and plentiful.
Chloe Foster, making her SexArt debut here, is a fine addition to the talent pool, that's immediately clear. In his notes about the film Llanberris writes: "I took my time with her and let my cameras collect her lovely body." And that fact is clearly demonstrated as the film begins — the first five or so minutes proceed at a languid pace and we have ample time to acquaint ourselves with the beautiful blonde newcomer as she lounges on a bed and slowly — very slowly — removes her blouse and panties.
After that slow introductory tease "Last Call" abruptly shifts gears as Chloe begins playing with her pretty pink pussy at a frenzied pace. I don't know if this performer has previous on-camera experience, but her lack of inhibition and natural intensity is really something to see. It's also something to hear, and her moans of delight have the unmistakable sound of spontaneity and total sincerity. Another sonic bonus? The sounds of Chloe's fingers furiously working her wet pussy are clearly audible on the soundtrack. Sounds good to me!
After Chloe has treated herself to a handful of orgasms (pun intended), "Last Call" shifts gears once more. Without explanation or introduction, right around the halfway point, we find Chloe astride Chad White. After a bit of kissing and tongue-play she peels off his pants and sucks the first thing that pops up. That brief session of oral is a prelude to an extended session of fucking, mainly with Chloe on top and setting the pace. Although Chad is obviously enjoying himself — who wouldn't?! — Chloe is in control here and watching her greedily wring every bit of pleasure out of her partner is a torrid treat. And when she finally pleads, "Come on me, please!" Chad is only too happy to oblige, ending "Last Call" with both a bang and a blast.
Although it is technically a "short" film "Last Call" is actually a double-feature. Chloe Foster's solo masturbation scene is hot and satisfying enough to stand alone, as is the full-throttle duet she delivers when partnered with Chad White. It's two, two, two films in one! But be careful — this double is particularly intoxicating.
You're walking down the street in the city. A gust of wind lifts a pretty girl's skirt. For a tiny sliver of a fleeting moment you get a partial glimpse of her bare ass. Involuntarily, your eyes widen and pulse quickens. And your imagination goes to work. Is she wearing a skimpy thong, or is she bottomless? Will the wind work its magic again? Should you approach her? Does she know? Is she aware of what others have just seen? Is it deliberate, is it a provocation, an invitation? Oh, what a tease this beauty is! And within moments you've imagined scenarios, envisioned outcomes, woven a rich tapestry of fantasy. All based on a quick glimpse of exposed skin.
The film begins. The performers are totally nude. She is wet (although you don't know if the lubricant is spontaneous or synthetic) and eager. He is erect and obviously ready for business. The action begins immediately. She sucks his cock with ravenous abandon, always being sure that her hair is pushed back and not blocking the shot. He eats her pussy, but it's only a brief, seemingly obligatory interlude before the main event. When they fuck it's an athletic and acrobatic performance. The couple bends and twists into camera-pleasing positions that test their stamina and strength. After hitting their marks, somebody, the director one assumes, can be heard off-camera delivering a cue. He pulls out, she hits her knees, he strokes and explodes. She smiles awkwardly as semen smears her elaborate eye make-up.
In the first scenario, the viewer's imagination was ignited by an image that appeared and disappeared instantly. In the second, no shred of imagination is required, all is on view, completely and explicitly. The second scenario can absolutely provide the viewer with excitement and stimulation, but it achieves its effect with blunt force and not a shred of subtlety or story.
Which of these two "viewing experiences" would you consider more erotic? Clearly, if you're sitting down to enjoy some erotic entertainment, it's a lot easier to watch a video than it is to watch a beautiful, mysterious, sexy girl have her skirt blown up on a city street. But is there a way to combine the two extremes?
As a member of SexArt you know the answer to that question, and it's an emphatic "yes!" On one level, sex is sex. She blows him, he eats her, they fuck, he comes — sometimes she does, too. But adding some emotional depth, some human connection, some intimacy, intrigue, and imagination to the simple sex act is where the art comes in.
Sometimes watching people have by-the-numbers sex is enough. But if you're after a richer, more complex, more involving erotic entertainment experience you want more than that. Not more explicit, but more nuanced. Not harder, faster, wilder, or more "extreme," but something believable, relatable, more genuine, and more human.
Would you rather watch "sluts and studs" put on a sex show? Or would you prefer to see "women and men" enjoying each other in honest, passionate, intimate, and imaginative ways? If you chose the second option you're definitely in the right place.
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When you read the synopsis that accompanies the latest creation from SexArt director Bo Llanberris you're provided with a brief but vividly detailed bit of backstory. You'll read of a couple separated by both time, distance, and circumstance, and you'll follow along as a man does whatever it takes to be reunited with his beloved. That Llanberris can tell such an evocative tale in words is another feather in this multi-talented artist's cap. And as the film begins we're reminded, yet again, of his signature gift for crafting beautiful and beguiling imagery with a camera.
The opening frames present a single green palm tree and a blooming bush in the middle of a sun-bleached landscape — a striking image in its own right. But the desert sands are subtly and masterfully overlaid with a shimmering layer of undulating water. If I'm reading him right, the author is saying: There is heat in this desert, but there is also life, and beauty.
My interpretation is quickly validated. As our intrepid hero, Kris Slater, crosses the blazing, drifting sands, his lover, Cameron Canada, awaits him in a cool, shady refuge. While waiting she doesn't pace or fret, rather she indulges in what may be a session of quiet meditation, relaxing yoga stretches, and intimate self-massage. Ms. Canada's shapely body not only sports several arresting adornments, but also boasts eye-opening flexibility. When she performs, and holds, dramatic full splits the prospects are tantalizing, indeed.
Reunited at last the couple waste not a moment. Picking up where we can easily imagine they left off, they proceed to pleasure each other with the ease, finesse, and familiarity only long-time lovers can share. They don't rush, and they don't hesitate, they simply savor the sensual delight they give and take from one another. And the camera, as if propelled by a desert breeze, slides, soars, and floats aloft adding to the sense of atmosphere as it artfully captures all their amorous activity. Let your mind and senses take a trip to "Sahara," but be prepared, because it's going to get extremely hot.
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SexArt is pleased to announce that we have been named "Glamcore Site of the Year" at the 2013 XBiz Awards. Considering that SexArt launched in April of 2012 and hasn't even celebrated its first birthday yet, the award is all the more impressive. XBiz is the leading adult industry authority, and provides unequalled news and information about the entire field — from feature films, to online erotica, to technology and sex toys. The XBiz Awards are, quite simply, the biggest and most respected honors in the world of erotic entertainment.
The 2013 XBiz awards were held on January 11, 2013, at the legendary Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. The event was hosted by XXX superstar Tera Patrick and the vast ballroom was packed with a veritable galaxy of adult stars and industry movers and shakers. Riley Reid, the star of two SexArt erotic movies, won the "Best New Starlet" award, and also announced SexArt's "Glamcore Site of the Year" award.
SexArt wasn't the only site in the MetArt Network to win at the XBiz Awards. The Free Speech Coalition, the leading adult industry legal advocacy organization, gave MetArt the "Leadership Award" for the company's extensive efforts on behalf of adult industry performers and producers
The award winning success of SexArt is just one part of the MetArt Network story. Recent months have seen a dramatic expansion of the MetArt family of premium erotic art and entertainment websites. RylskyArt.com, a showcase of longtime MetArt photographer Rylsky, was recently launched, and MetArt has also acquired legendary director Michael Ninn's site — including his entire motion picture catalog, as well as highline European studio MagikSex.com, star erotic photographer HollyRandall.com, and industry pioneer ALS.com.
The MetArt Network and SexArt would like to thank XBiz for the "Glamcore Site of the Year" award. The MetArt Network has big plans for the coming year and we hope to be back on the red carpet at the XBiz Awards 2014!
The message that no matter how much we try we cannot control our destiny is the lesson of 2012. If you asked me two years ago what I would be doing for a living, I never would have dreamed that I would be an erotic film director. If someone had said to me two years ago that I would be working with some of the most beautiful women in the world and creating “sex art,” I would have laughed and probably said something like, “From your mouth to God’s ear.” Yet here I am. It’s Jan 04, 2013 and as of this date I have over 100 erotic films under my belt, and to my delight and surprise it appears that people like them. I remember the day that I looked up at the sky and said to whatever was up there, “Just let me successful in my chosen field… Filmmaking.” …and shortly thereafter I became a successful filmmaker in Adult Erotica. Whatever is up there has a sense of humor.
The journey into adult erotica was and continues to be an interesting one to say the least. Having worked with people like Malena Morgan, Elle Alexandra, Rilee Marks, Presley Hart, Jessie Volt, Jessie Andrews and on and on, you cannot help but walk away a changed man. Some of these women are the most liberated, most erotic, and probably the most intelligent people I have yet to meet. Their view on sexuality is at the very least insightful and unencumbered, which makes them different than most folks, and in many ways more honest. But the biggest surprise came from meeting the male performers. I was expecting to meet a bunch of meat-heads who just wanted to get laid and drive corvettes. Instead, I found good souls, warm smiles, and the same insightful liberation that comes with losing the societal chains of public opinion. Not a corvette in the crowd. These people have become my friends and I can honestly say that am all the better for it.
With all that I gained this year I also lost a few long time friends to the twists and turns of life and progress. Those were moments of great despair, but I became wiser from the loss and gained strength by new opportunities and new horizons. I’m sure this rings a bell with just about everyone who reads this.
Since I have seen and be involved with so much sex this year, I feel I am qualified to present some pretty meaningless awards. So here are some moments that really stood out for me, that I, for no reason, decided to give out awards for:
Best attitude towards sex on set: Charlotte Stokely and Riley Reid.
Sweetest Personality On Set: Cassie Lane
Most Fun Personality On Set: Elle Alexandra
Most Fun Night Filming: “Stepping out” with Malena Morgan, Elle Alexandra and Lexi Bloom
Sexiest Blowjob: Cindy Starfall, “Gypsy Fortune” Lexi Bloom,“My First”
Most Intense Orgasm: Malena Morgan, “Dreamer II” Casey Calvert, “White Room”
Most “in love” Love Scene: Jasmine W, Logan Pierce “The Promise”
Hottest Orgasm: Maddy O’Reilly, “Intensify” (Holy fuck!)
Most Willing To Do Anything I Say For The Art Of It: Katie Jordin, “Sparkman and Chrome Girl”
Most Surprises While Filming: William Corazon, Cindy Starfall, and Marica Hase “Undercover Dangerous 1” (Marica squirted so far it almost hit our camera operator in the face from 15 feet away. No one knew it was coming.)
Funniest Moment In A Film: Elle Alexandra, “Roux” (She was masturbating on the edge of a bathtub filled with water and it broke just as she was hitting orgasm. Water and Elle spilled everywhere.)
Most Artistic Performance in B/G: William Corazon, Giselle Leon,“The Expressionist”
Most Artistic Performance in G/G: Elle Alexandra, Melina Morgan,“Elle Tree”
Coolest Fucking Film I Think I Did: “Fire Dance” Malena Morgan and Jessie Andrews.
Coolest Fucking Film You Think I Did: “Intensify” Maddy O’Reilly, Danny Mountain
I look forward to bringing you more evolved and refined adult entertainment over the next year, and I truly thank you all for becoming members, for your loyalty, your honesty and your support.
The SexArt HD erotic movies I've evaluated thus far have all had, to one degree or another, a story or some narrative arc. To tell any story within the short running time of the typical SexArt production takes great skill on the part of the film makers — they don't have a lot of time to waste on dialog or exposition when the emphasis, rightfully, is on creating erotic atmosphere, tension, and action.
"Intensify" dispenses entirely with plot. There is no story. None. The concept came from a random thought, and was made possible by ultra-high speed photography. But that's only the mechanical, technical aspect. The driving force behind "Intensify" is the burning passion the stars have for one another. If Maddy O'Reilly and Danny Mountain aren't lovers off-camera I would be highly surprised. And if they are only coming together to perform in a scene — two professionals, two strangers — their performance is truly award-worthy. This is not cookie-cutter, tab A/slot B sex — this is raw, sincere, passionate, driven, explosive passion. And that passion — stunning in its own right — is elevated to the level of erotic art by the technical premise Bo Llanberris and his technical crew have so brilliantly executed here.
The film begins with super-slow motion footage of Ms. O'Reilly standing nude, the wind subtly blowing through her hair. She jumps, gleefully — but very, very slowly! — on a mini-trampoline. Mountain's hand playfully swats O'Reilly's ass and the camera captures the energy as it ripples through her flesh. Water splashed on Maddy from off-camera shimmers as it moves through the air returning to its source. My descriptions can't do this footage justice, you've really got to see it to fully appreciate it.
And that's even more true of the sexual performance that follows. Shot entirely on a stark, seamless white set, the emphasis is completely on the actors. As I mentioned before, I don't think for a minute they're acting — this is a couple making love without a thought of the outside world or the cameras tracking, panning, and soaring over them. The multiple orgasms O'Reilly experiences between the eight minute and the nine minute mark are one extended highlight — and the film has only reached the halfway point, with copious thrills yet to come.
Please don't consider this a spoiler, and forgive the pun(s) when I suggest that most keen-eyed viewers will have seen it coming, but when Mountain finally reaches his peak, the high-speed camera is returned to duty and captures his multiple eruptions in ultra-slow motion. By the look on Maddy's face, she's enjoying the action as much as her partner. After the end credits you'll find some extra footage. If that's how this couple spends their break time, no wonder "Intensify" is so intense.
My first thought while reading the synopsis of this forthcoming SexArt HD erotic movie release was "spy spoof." That snap judgment might well have been accurate — the mainstream and adult entertainment industries have both produced countless "humorous" take-offs of the Bond/spy film genre over the years. Thankfully, "Undercover Dangerous" isn't a spoof at all, indeed, it's a respectful and skillfully executed homage to classic spy movies.
No film of this type would be complete without at least one impressive gadget, and "Undercover Dangerous" boasts nothing less than a gleaming black Fisker Karma, complete with "SEXART" license plate. A femme fatale with murder on her mind is another requisite, and she's here in the form of blade-wielding Red One. And those who would expect a film set in Japan to feature a fight to the death featuring airborne ninja warriors in fierce hand-to-hand martial arts action will not be disappointed.
As entertaining and expertly executed as the spy film elements of this feature are, they're confined to the first two minutes of the movie. After a particularly striking title sequence with the credits superimposed over the image of an exotic jellyfish undulating in bright blue water, the true purpose of secret agent William Dangerous' (played by William Corazon) mission is revealed.
A debriefing session with two amorous Asian special agents — Cindy Starfall and Marica Hase — gets down to business quickly. The two beauties, in full geisha costume, treat Corazon to a multi-hand, double-mouthed pleasure session. More than suitably primed for action, the spy proceeds to make vigorous love to both beauties — fucking one, then the other, eating them, fucking them while they eat each other, taking full advantage of the situation to everyone's (including the viewer's) benefit.
My SexArt security clearance prevents me from revealing too much more about "Undercover Dangerous," but I will offer these two clues: The film includes more than one explosive surprise. And I don't think we've seen the last of "Undercover" agent William Dangerous, either.
A time-lapse shot of fog shrouded mountains sets the tone and serves as something of a palate cleanser as "Ivory" opens. Once the serene mood is established we move indoors — into a spacious shower lined with eye-pleasing sea foam green tiles. Hiro's camera mimics the flowing, falling water and we take a leisurely trip down an undeniably beautiful body.
The first few minutes of this Bo Llanberris production provide an exceptionally enjoyable introduction to Charlotte Stokely. The fluid camerawork, the languid flow of the edits and dissolves, and Charlotte's obvious and unforced enjoyment of the experience create moments that look as good as they must feel. A subtle undercurrent of voyeurism — Charlotte doesn't acknowledge or play to the camera here — adds the spark of anticipation to this sequence that is rewarded when the nubile starlet reaches down and begins pleasuring herself with her fingers.
When, at the 3:00 mark, the scene transitions to a low, wide, circular bathtub, the mood is somewhat lighter, a bit more playful, but no less enjoyable. Here Charlotte seems the slightest bit more aware of the camera, but this is still very much a private interlude. The addition of live sound at around the 6:00 mark not only brings the sounds of dripping, splashing water, but Charlotte's own natural and entirely genuine sounds of sexual delight.
Our voyeuristic enjoyment of Charlotte's bathtub interlude receives and unexpected but most welcome jolt when she slides down into the water after vigorously masturbating and looks directly into the lens — it's a beautiful and involving moment. Beyond Charlotte's physical beauty, the fluid pacing of the film and the ebb and flow of autoerotic intensity makes "Ivory" effortlessly enjoyable.
IVORY in theaters on Monday, June 4th, 2012 - come check it out!
In the notes I compiled while preparing to write my last SexArt blog post I wrote, in big, block letters: "Explicit VS. Implied." In my mind that's something of a thumbnail description of the difference between hard-core pornography and erotic imagery. It is by no means a complete representation — and erotica can obviously be explicit — but it does serve to illuminate one fundamental difference. It also opens the door to a further exploration of erotic art and entertainment. And it raises questions about what we want from erotica, as well as how individuals react and respond to it.
Consider this imagined scenario. In a hushed, darkened theater a beautiful, shapely young woman walks out onto the stage and stands in the spotlight. She is totally naked. She stands, silent and motionless. Then she turns to her right. After some time she turns to face the opposite direction. She sits down on the floor. After a while she lies down. She rolls over. Later still she opens her legs. After ten minutes have passed, she stands and walks off the stage.
Now consider the following scenario in the same setting. Propulsive, rhythmic music begins to pulse from the sound system. A beautiful young woman wearing an elaborate costume dances onto the stage gyrating to the music. Bit by bit, button by button, she proceeds to disrobe. Each gesture is deliberate, tantalizing. Every eye in the house is glued to her moving form. And with every additional square inch of exposed skin the tension and anticipation in the crowd grows stronger. By the time the song ends she is totally nude and the crowd has viewed every inch of her body — but out of a ten minute performance she was nude for less than two minutes. As she exits the stage the crowd begs for more.
Which of these performances would you rather attend?
I've blogged about hundreds of MetArt erotic pictorials. In some of them the model is totally nude throughout. In others she starts out fully clothed, and gradually disrobes. I have enjoyed both styles, but there's no denying that the act of stripping adds an element of excitement and anticipation to a series. The art form isn't called "striptease" for nothing, after all! And in erotic photos or films, sometimes the things we can't see, or the things that are slowly revealed, are the most arousing.
If you've had the opportunity to "play the field" you've probably experienced "lust at first sight" and ended up in bed with someone you've only just met minutes or hours earlier. But you've also probably had lovers who played "hard to get." You have to work, you have to put in your time, you have to want it badly enough to wait for it, right? And when you finally do "get" this teasing, "hard to get," minx? The built up sexual tension and desire can result in an extremely intense and satisfying encounter. I'm not saying that one experience is intrinsically better than the other, but they are different.
And what of the difference between men and women, specifically in how they approach and enjoy erotic entertainment?
"Men are visual," is the conventional wisdom, and "women are cerebral." Guys like explicit pictures and girls would rather read their erotica and do the detailed visualizing in their mind's eye. But I don't think either one of these accepted "facts" is entirely true or comes close to being universally applicable. And with the growing acceptance and availability of erotica of all types, the "rules" may be changing and evolving, as well.
What about couples who enjoy erotica together? How is this possible? Not only do they contradict the conventional wisdom, but we know they exist because they've told us just that when they joined SexArt! Indeed, striving to create a new kind of erotica for a sophisticated, refined, and diverse audience has been one of SexArt's central concepts from its very inception.
So, what do you prefer? The explicit or the implied? Do you want it "in your face" from the start? Or do you prefer to be teased while you're waiting to be pleased? Have you enjoyed erotica in the company of a lover or as foreplay prior to (or during) your own sexual activities? Are women and men really that different in the ways they consume and enjoy erotic art and entertainment? Or does it really just come down to personal preference, what's available, the situation, or the mood of the moment? You're invited to share your opinions, thoughts, and observations in the comments, below.
Although a great deal of thought went into the concept and creation of SexArt, the site is — proudly and unashamedly — a work in progress. The artists — writers, performers, directors, and photographers — who contribute to SexArt all have distinct ideas of the type of art they want to create. But nobody exists in a vacuum. And everybody involved with SexArt is keenly interested in how the audience reacts and responds to the art they so painstakingly create. The fact that so many members have chosen to provide honest and thoughtful feedback — either by posting a comment or by contacting SexArt directly — is hugely important. SexArt is pioneering an entirely new form of online adult entertainment, but if it doesn't appeal to and satisfy the audience, what's the point?
It was the enthusiastic and insightful comments of a SexArt member — using the moniker "solrage" — that triggered these thoughts. In his comments, solrage has shared his own opinions of the site and various films and pictorials, and he's also participated in spirited exchanges with other commenters. His mention of two important directors of erotic cinema — Tinto Brass and Just Jaekin — got me thinking about the history of the art form, and how far it has come in a relatively short period of time.
As recently as the 1950s films featuring total nudity, much less explicit sexuality, were a strictly underground phenomenon. The arrival of the "sexual revolution" in the 1960s opened the door to increased eroticism in films, and yet a groundbreaking production like the Swedish "I Am Curious (Yellow)" was seized by American Customs and subject to a lengthy legal battle. But with social taboos evaporating artists were eager to experiment with erotic cinema, and audiences had a growing hunger for it.
The histories of erotic cinema and porn films do overlap to some degree — Bernardo Bertolucci's Academy Award nominated "Last Tango in Paris" and the XXX sensation "Deep Throat" were both released in 1972. But cinematic erotica and porn are two entirely different things, particularly in the digital era. In the 1970s if you wanted to view either type of film there was only one place to do it — in a movie theater. Now, of course, anyone with an Internet connection can view as much X-rated film footage as his appetite can handle. Finding artistic, high quality, erotic films online is nearly impossible, however — and that's exactly why SexArt was created.
SexArt debuted with the final works of legendary erotic cinematic artist Zalman King, and the guiding influence of photographer and filmmaker David Hamilton is certainly in evidence here, and at MetArt, as well. SexArt member solrage rates Tinto Brass and Just Jaekin ("Emmanuelle" and "The Story of O") among his favorite creators of erotic films. In a friendly effort to stir the pot I will submit one of my personal favorites, Russ "Supervixens" Meyer.
Now it's your turn to join the conversation. As the Italian innovator of erotica, Tinto Brass, once said: "Pornography is there to give you an erection. Erotica is there to give you emotions." Who are the directors who move you the most? What are your favorite erotic films? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments, below. Together, we can make SexArt the adult cinematic site of our dreams.
As some readers may be aware, I do a bit of blogging over at MetArt. The photo galleries and HD erotic movies I critique there have already been added to the site at the time of review. Here at SexArt the situation is different. So far I've been assigned sets that are so new they haven't been titled, they're not yet on the schedule, and they haven't been completely edited. This creates a couple of challenges for me: I can't refer to the set by name, and I can't call out specific images by number. Of course, I do get to view the material before the membership does, so I can't complain!
As the set opens Miela A is lounging on a white upholstered cushion in a brightly lit sunroom wearing a figure-hugging blue bustier and matching panties. The abundant sunlight and model's relaxed demeanor create a real sense of place — it's easy to imagine the warmth and quiet of that room on that afternoon. Fortunately, we don't have to imagine how Miela would occupy herself during these private moments, we get to watch.
It does take a while for Miela to work her way out of her clothes, but the leisurely pace only heightens the anticipation. And when her top comes off, and then her panties, the body she reveals is ripe, shapely, and incredibly inviting. The lighting really brings out the soft warm glow of Miela's skin, and photographer Koenart takes care to include a variety of close-ups that reveal every delectable detail — whether it's a hand cupping a full breast while fingers tease an erect nipple, or the moist, delicate delights between the model's wide-spread thighs.
Miela A obviously enjoys pleasuring herself using only her hands and fingers, but she also puts a translucent blue probe to excellent use. While there is more than enough explicit imagery here to satisfy the voyeuristic appetite, the true erotic power of this series is the sense that we're watching a naturally beautiful girl enjoying herself, by herself, for herself.
For my second contribution to the SexArt blog I've been given a unique opportunity: I get to evaluate an explicit photo gallery before it has been added to the site. In fact, it is so new that it hasn't even received a title yet. Additionally, as far as I know, it doesn't have a scheduled release date, either.
SexArt contributing photographer Antares has chosen a particularly interesting and evocative location for this erotic pictorial. It's actually a cave, located high on a bluff overlooking a scenic stretch of coastline and the deep, blue sea. While Antares certainly knows a worthy location when he sees one, he also has an expert eye for modeling talent.
His subject here, Milena D, is a model I've had some experience with - I've critiqued no fewer than three of her MetArt erotic galleries over at the MetArt blog. While every set I've seen has been different in one way or another, her nubile body and blue-eyed beauty is irresistible no matter what the setting.
Milena's costume - fringed leather wristlets and a leather apron (sort of the front third of a Breechcloth) - fits perfectly with the primitive location. And it does a very bad job of covering or concealing that scrumptious body, which is a very good thing.
As an admitted admirer of Milena D's work at MetArt, it's a singular pleasure to view her in a SexArt gallery. I've always hungered to see a bit more of what Milena has to offer, and I'm pleased to say she offers up lots of luscious goodness in the plentiful assortment of explicit images in the collection.
#092 is a particular favorite. With two fingers of her right hand inserted to the second knuckle, and with a stiff nipple captured between two fingers of her left, Milena looks directly at the camera. Those plump, barely parted lips, and those bedroom eyes project a profound and powerful sensuality. The heavy-lidded eyes in #051 (pictured here) deliver another steamy message. And the parted lips and open mouth in #042 offer an enticing invitation.
Among the less explicit (but no less erotic) shots I like #006 (for the way it captures Milena's body from head to toe while also revealing the exotic locale); #016 and #018 (love that ass-length hair); and #013, a beautifully posed and composed headshot.
Although I haven't been told when, exactly, this series will be added to SexArt, I can surmise that it will be soon. And, based on my impressions, it will be worth the wait. I'm sneaking a few more images for our Members and releasing them on the Members home page inside. So, if you're not a Member, now is a good time to join >>.
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Wisdom: Dido is so amazing when she's teasing. That has never come across before as well as it has here.
Wisdom: This is one of the best erotic scenes I have ever seen. Despite "knowing" Lorena for a long time, her recent scenes here on Sexart have blown me away. Kudos to capturing her here, Don. And of course Tess is amazing as well.
I have never left a comment here until now. =)
Dobam: Nika's an amazing girl. Unique, gorgeous look, very sexy; breathtaking body, breasts and butt. Hope to see (much) more of her on the network.
This set is a bit different, I like her looks and the poses.
Only possible criticism is a wish to see some deep fingering rather...
hunter69: Those pics are great, but the photographer needs to see that Ennu is a lovely young girl with a sweet body, and I for one would like to see more of it!
hunter69: Lovely girl, but I could do without the flower petals - they just look silly to me
Don Caravaggio: Tanks to everybody for the nice comments about the video...i really don't know what i can say...I thought it was nice...but I did not expect this success ... but I think that a good portion goes to Lorena....really tanks again...
JB001: Really great video. I don't know if there are awards for short films, but this one deserves one. As close to a perfect GG film as I've ever seen.
Lorena B has come a long way since I first saw her on Met and she's just gotten better. She has a real presence on screen and she always...
garyk: Great set, thank you. Would love to sink my tongue deep into that sweet, juicy pussy and lick it dry!
bobblehat: Great set, great to see the stunning Michelle return as well as Norma's debut, best part for me was Michelle with her lips firmly pressed to Norma's cunt, the contrast between Michelle's porcelain skin and Norma's tanned arse and dark labia is magnificent.
Leendert: Hi Don, I have read Hayley's and other comments about your last movie. Because I'm late, I only can say that I have nothing to add. Every aspect of your excellent movie has been written fully.
I enjoyed watching! Lorena, Tess, you and your team really deserve all positive comments and thumbs...