Hanami – Love and lust beneath the Cherry blossoms

Hanami – Love and lust beneath the Cherry blossoms

       Hanami Sakura, cherry blossoms, have been an integral part of Japanese culture and art for centuries. In the art of shunga, it can represent female sexuality (plum blossoms for male). Its strongest association is perhaps with the idea of mono no aware....
Shunga – Springtime in the Darkness of October…

Shunga – Springtime in the Darkness of October…

“Haru” Painted October 2019. Shunga painting has been a part of me for quite some time now. It is almost six years now since the release of the first version of “Haru”. Although years are supposedly long when ahead of you they simply blur into...