Every painting tells a story

In praise of shadows –  Senju recreating classic shunga.

In praise of shadows – Senju recreating classic shunga.

In praise of shadows – Senju recreating classic shunga.Lately, I have been experiencing a yearning for a return to where my erotic art once began. Over time, I have developed a personal style of painting that, even though it is still highly influenced by Japanese art...

Hanami – Love and lust beneath the Cherry blossoms

Hanami – Love and lust beneath the Cherry blossoms

       HanamiSakura, 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. This...

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...