20th Century Design

Let's Talk About Sex

Ahead of the hotly-anticipated Erotic: Passion & Desire sale which takes place in London on 16 February, Sotheby's assembled a panel of experts including pin-up icon Pamela Anderson, Editor of The Erotic Review, Rowan Pelling, Sunday Times dating columnist, Cosmo Landesman and Robin Cawdron-Stewart, Sotheby's Modern & Post-War British Art Specialist to discuss the tantalising works on display in the exhibition; what will become the new taboos in image-making, and to ask "Has erotic intimacy – and eroticism in art – become harder to achieve in the digital age?" Click through to see highlights from the talk, and revisit the best quotes from the day. 


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