the outer limits of sexual obsession / Toshio Saeki

Toshio Saeki onikage

Artworks on erotica, violence, and perversion by Japanese artist and mangaka Toshio Saeki.

Saeki has a unique method for adding color to his work: in collaboration with a print-maker he uses overlays, to create the exact colors he wants. He calls this method chinto printing — the picture is complete only after it has been printed- a modern version of the Ukiyo-E, a genre of Japanese woodcut prints.


An original color guide by Saeki, used by the printer per his instructions in the collaborative process of creating the actual print.

His work has received warnings from the Japanese government, though it has never been officially banned. Since Saeki’s page is of at the moment, scroll down for more  (NSFW )

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Campana Brothers

Campana Brothers, seat

Limited edition furniture and lights by the Brazilian design duo Campana Brothers (Fernando + Humberto).

Campana Brothers, seat 2

Campana Brothers, seat detail

Racket Screen and Chair w/detail. First image TransRock bench

Campana Brothers, light

Gallon Lamp II Phase Two


Boca Shelf



Leather Alligator Couch and Banquete

Campana Brothers, candlestick

Coal Candleholder


Boca Floor Lamp

Check out Campana Brothers: Concepts solo exhibition from June 5 to July 3, 2013 at Friedman Benda Gallery, New York.

Photos by: Ed Reeve, Fernando Laszlo

via avant garde diaries