I’m thrilled to announce my first solo exhibition which will be hosted by Patrick Jefferson at 69 Pimlico Road, London from 5th – 13th December.
Please do come and take a look at the selection of limited edition silver gelatin, fibre based, hand prints from VENUS.
Fine Art Erotic Photography Ultra-Creative Photography Exquisite lighting and beautiful composition creates an alluring image. These are just a few of the criteria needed to be selected in Soft Screams Magazine’s special collection of Fine Art Photography.
“Our primary mission is to assist more in the re-structuring of the photography industry as we know it today. More than ever, photographers require marketing and promotions of their talents and visions. Soft Screams Magazine is just one of several to be started Photography Magazines, each specializing in a niche of photography styles.
It is our secondary mission to educate people on the artistic beauty of Erotic Photography, one image at a time and to educate photographers and laypersons on the significant differences between the poor quality and sexually indulgent nature behind pornographic pics, and the artistry behind Erotic Photography.
Soft Screams Magazine is an adult Erotic Photography Magazine, formatted in a blog-a-zine style with comments, tips, and insights provided by Soft Screams Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Belladonna Del Rio. Soft Screams Magazine features images that our editors, and viewers submit for the entertainment and education of the world. We scour through thousands of photographs a day to bring to you what Soft Scream Magazine considers to be the artistic best of the best of Erotic Photography.” Soft Screams Magazine
Grace Vane Percy is their FIRST Featured Artist! Thank you Belladonna Del Rio (Soft Screams Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief)
Nude photography: the most direct portrait of a person is once again the focus of the second edition of “THE OPÉRA magazine” – and presents the body at once as performer and stage. In numerous intimate encounters, international photo artists document and direct the wealth and individual aesthetic of the human body. They retain the histories of the people depicted in the images in an almost physically palpable way. In this second edition, editor Matthias Straub gets a step closer to these people without losing the deferential distance between object and artist.
Artists (among others):
Olivier Ameur, Olaf Breuning, Hannes Caspar, Alexey Dubinsky, Bill Durgin, Trude Fleischmann, Luis Gispert, Torkil Gudnason, Nicolas Guerin, Li Hui, Andrea Hübner, Rachel de Joode, Ilja Keizer, David Leventi, Jim Mangan, Shinichi Maruyama, Stefan Milev, Anouk Nitsche, Yves Noir, Polly Penrose, Grace Vane Percy, Carla van de Puttelaar, Neda Rajabi, Pascal Renoux, Brian Riley, Christy Lee Rogers, Sam Scott Schiavo, Fridolin Schöpper, Michael Taylor, Jessica Tremp, Spencer Tunick, Igor Vasiliadis and many more.
Published in November 2013
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Yuan Peng und Jakob Wessinger
Check out the Venus Gallery just added to Galleries for a preview of works submitted for the book…
This project began through my interest in classical art, initially an acknowledgement and exploration of Venus as mother of female nudity in art. I wanted to examine the inescapable link between the story of Venus in art and the story of the female nude. It began as a personal project and grew. I approached some of England’s most celebrated privately owned stately homes for special access to photograph this unique series of images. Though these are well known important buildings in their own right the location of the shoots is wholly incidental; they act merely as a backdrop.
Through my photographs I hope to explore the reality of Venus as the tangible female form, as well as her aspirational and virtuous beauty. In an age obsessed and as none before with the pursuit of artificial beauty, I think it is important to evaluate our historical relationship with physical beauty. The ancient Greeks considered the beauty of physical attributes fundamentally linked to the soul. The nude for them was a means of affirming the belief in ultimate perfection and mathematical divine order. Even though these earliest of sculptures were conceived from life, the aim of the artist was to perfect and improve upon nature and so the quest for physical perfection is not a modern invention.
PHOTOGRAPHERS CHOSEN FOR 2013 US SEASON
Grace Vane Percy’s series of female nudes in classical settings reflect a strong creative flair, and artistic sensibility. The glorious, stately, backdrops celebrate English Palladian architecture at its finest. The Financial Times comments “Vane Percy’s approach is resolutely artistic” reflecting her training at the Charles Cecil studios in Florence as a classical artist working mainly in charcoal. This has also influenced her comprehension of anatomy, and the strong sense of chiaroscuro which is visible in her current work. Grace herself grew up in an English country house in Cambridgeshire. She studied history of Art at the Courtauld Institute and Fashion photography and darkroom techniques at Central St. Martins. She has been commissioned to photograph some of the most elite and successful women in London and New York. She has been invited to join the ‘Women in Photography’ Archive at Yale. Grace is working on her first book which will be published by Quartet, and was included in “Glorious 2012” at the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge. In the words of London’s Evening Standard – “Grace is the best in town if not the world.”