Shunga - Images of desire in the erotic art of Japan, past and present
Through a cross-cutting approach, divided by themes, offering a new perspective of understanding, this volume presents shunga art as an artistic, historical and social phenomenon. As an expression of a specific period in the history of Japanese art, erotic prints continue to fascinate. The final chapter, Erotic Tentacle, examines the links between this tradition and contemporary art.
The book presents a 360-degree view of the world of Japanese erotic art, with a study of the historical and social context.