Connect-the-Dots on T’aint by Ashish T-Shirts

Half-illustrated acts of love and lust make for very playful apparel

A longtime member of the VFILES community, London-based designer Ashish Gupta has made a name for himself thanks to a frequent and extravagant use of sequins within the collections of his eponymous label. A new capsule, however, plays with a different type of circle. T’aint by Ashish, a series of seven T-shirts sporting risque and sexualized designs, features half-complete illustrations of couples copulating. Gupta chose …

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Sexually Frustrated Friends

From toys to robes and candles, all the tricks your frisky pals need

For that friend who needs a little help in the boudoir, or even the one who you can speak freely with about all things sex, our provocative gift guide might contain the perfect present this holiday season. Whether your buddy is more suited to a demure kimono or softcore zine, or if they’re brave enough to accept a sex toy as a gift—there’s plenty of …

Erik Foss: Word

Artist Erik Foss reshapes the alphabet with smutty cut-outs

Co-owner of one of downtown NYC’s more notorious bars Lit Lounge and the similarly lowbrow-inspired Fuse Gallery, it most likely comes as no surprise that Erik Foss‘ “Word” series consists of pin-up girls “artfully arranged” to create a very sexy alphabet. We had the chance to see the series in person in Miami, at the Anonymous Gallery booth inside Scope. With the Art Basel bonanza …

Absurdist Ammunition

Following the warm reception and unexpected success of their art book LE GUN, its editors have assembled more of Europe's budding talent to publish a second edition. LE GUN 2 is a large-format collection of paintings, drawings, collage, comics and illustrated fiction that teeters somewhere between social criticism and absolute absurdity. The compilation features work by relative unknowns, as well as established artists, the likes …