Since the beginning of civilization, humans have incorporated sexuality into erotic art, worship, and daily life. There have been cultures and times were explicit references to sexuality were more accepted by societal norms, and times when there have not. However, the repressive view of sexuality espoused by the Church in the Middle Ages, and then the repressed sexuality of the Victorian era have left many in the Western world believing that few if any in the past were willing and able to accept and even revel in their sexuality. Most of us look to the past and think of an era where sexuality was a taboo subject, until the groundbreaking social changes of the 60s and 70s. This view was supported by many of the authorities of the 20th century, who often edited explicitly sexual objects and events out of history books and museums.
Erotic Art (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
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Erotic Art: 11 Instagram Artists With Amazing (and Sexy) Talent
Beyond its power to titillate, good erotic art can make powerful, sex-positive social statements. Just look at how the genre has flourished on Instagram: Tons of artists with hundreds of thousands of followers have, for the last few years, been showing their huge audiences new ways to think about love, sex, and intimacy—often at the risk of getting their accounts deleted for being in violation of Instagram's anti-nipple community guidelines. Erotic art has been around forever, which may feel like an exaggeration but isn't too far off. For many ancient civilizations, erotica was showcased freely, adorning ancient Greek homeware and showing up in the Moche sex pots which depicted various acts including anal sex.
What is erotic art? Do all paintings with a sexual theme qualify as erotic? How to distinguish between erotica and erotic art?