Contemporary Art

Erotic: Passion & Desire Highlights

By Sotheby's

Explored through painting, sculpture, drawing, photographs, books and design, the Erotic: Passion & Desire sales this February will take the viewer on a journey through the centuries to discover exceptional works of erotic art. Comprising 90 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £3.8 million, this year’s auction on 15 February will be accompanied by an online sale, presenting a similarly diverse range of works across continents and centuries. Erotic Art Online will be open for bidding from 2 to 16 February.

ADVISORY: Please note that this sale includes images of nudity and images of a sexual nature.

Auction Calendar

Highlights

Featured Content

Influential Photographer Rankin’s Erotic Highlights


Luke Edward Hall's Picks from Erotic Art Online

Easton-Smith, Kim


Why is Erotic Art so Compelling?


Homosexuality in Art


A History of the Nude in 10 Works

Artist Rankin Interprets the Erotic Sale for Coco de Mer and London Fashion Week


Antinous — In Pursuit of Beauty


The Art of the Celebrity Nude

8 Vintage Erotic Movie Posters

Exhibition Calendar

Erotic Art Online (7–14 February, London)
Erotic: Passion & Desire (7–15 February, London)

Enquiries

Erotic Art Online
+44 (0)20 7293 6216
ash.keith@sothebys.com

Erotic: Passion & Desire
+44 (0)20 7293 5704
constantine.frangos@sothebys.com

Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos & news.
Receive the best from Sotheby’s delivered to your inbox.

By subscribing you are agreeing to Sotheby’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Sotheby’s emails at any time by clicking the “Manage your Subscriptions” link in any of your emails.

More from Sotheby's

Close