It’s dirtier than you remember. Visions of Venus and sensual octopuses are probably filling your memory now — yes, your art history classes were more exciting than you first thought. In celebration of the wildly erotic tendencies of artists over the centuries, we’ve put together a list of the most jaw-dropping-ly sensual artworks you might have forgotten about since your sophomore year stint in a Renaissance art survey course. Behold, 15 classic works that are way naughtier than you remember. Art history suffers from a well known disorder known as DWEM syndrome. That is, Dead White European Males dominate the archives, and as a result, nude women are usually the subject of historical erotic art. If, after reading this list, you need a fresh take on erotic art, check out the Leopold Museum’s aptly titled exhibition “Nude Men” and the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art’s show on homoerotic artist Sasha Schneider. Francisco de Goya’s “The Nude Maja” This circa painting will go down in history as ” the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art ” — thought to be at least one of the first explicit depictions of female pubic hair. At the time of its creation, the Catholic Church banned the display of artistic nudes, so Goya’s nude woman and its more modest counterpart, ” The Clothed Maja ,” were never exhibited publicly during the artist’s lifetime. Katsushika Hokusai’s “The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife” There’s almost no ambiguity regarding the erotic nature of this painting.
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With all the fat, sweet, snarling Les Paul tone that purists love, the Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro IV sports a mahogany body with a thick maple cap for the perfect blend of warmth and clarity. The top is finished in high-gloss lacquer, while the back, sides and neck have a smooth satin finish that feels great and lets the wood resonate fully.
Period-Correct Pickguard The cream-colored pickguard has been a Les Paul staple dating back to the models of the late s and the early s. Many players, however, removed the pickguard from their Les Pauls to show off the beauty of the flame maple tops, prompting Gibson to stop installing the pickguard altogether. During the s and s, Gibson began reinstalling the pickguard in the factory, and the Les Pauls from this era once again arrived in stores bearing the classic, cream-colored pickguard.
These new pickups feature nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers and 4-conductor braided wiring.
Guitar legend Gibson Les Paul Classic. Rosewood 22 frets/Pearl trapezoid, 2 pickups, two volume, two tone, three-way switch.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. My tongue, every atom of my blood, form’d from this soil, this air, Born here of parents born here from parents the same, and their parents the same, I, now thirty-seven years old in perfect health begin, Hoping to cease not till death.
Creeds and schools in abeyance, Retiring back a while sufficed at what they are, but never forgotten, I harbor for good or bad, I permit to speak at every hazard, Nature without check with original energy. The atmosphere is not a perfume, it has no taste of the distillation, it is odorless, It is for my mouth forever, I am in love with it, I will go to the bank by the wood and become undisguised and naked, I am mad for it to be in contact with me.
Have you reckon’d a thousand acres much? Have you practis’d so long to learn to read? Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems? Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems, You shall possess the good of the earth and sun, there are millions of suns left, You shall no longer take things at second or third hand, nor look through the eyes of the dead, nor feed on the spectres in books, You shall not look through my eyes either, nor take things from me, You shall listen to all sides and filter them from your self.
There was never any more inception than there is now, Nor any more youth or age than there is now, And will never be any more perfection than there is now, Nor any more heaven or hell than there is now.
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This one is full of surprises. First – finding it. It was nowhere to be found on the department store shelves, only the EDP. So when the saleswoman asked if I was looking for anything Anyway, I had what I’d come for.
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Gibson Custom Gibson Custom Guitars The only thing better than a six-string made by Gibson is a guitar from their custom line up. Re-designs of the classics, the guitars in this section are Gibson’s cream of the crop, and their specifications and looks mirror the models they created back in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Gibson can make your dream of owning a vintage-inspired guitar a reality with their stellar line-up of custom guitars, and this catalogue has plenty to choose from.
So where is the best place to start your search? The choice is yours, but the Les Paul Standard Reissue is a winner in more ways than one. The ’59 Burst is considered one of the most sought-after Gibson guitars; in fact, only of them were shipped that year! The newer model mirrors every detail of its original counterpart with a few modern upgrades that were introduced in with Gibson’s Custom 20th Anniversary Specifications.
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This changed very often, especially in the 80’s and early 90’s, and because of the frequent changes, it’s fairly easy to narrow down a specific year model, especially when cross-referenced with the headstock shape above. However, Carvin had been using various tailpieces made by Bigsby since the early ‘s, all of which were vibrato tailpieces – the precursor to the modern tremolo. These continued to be used until Above on the far left is the Bigsby B15, for solid body guitars, and next to it, the Bigsby B16, for semi-hollow guitars.
Next is the AT6 trapezoid tailpiece, which was also used on semi-hollow models. The tune-o-matic bridge itself was slightly larger.
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One-piece mahogany neck with two little separate wings to form the holly shaped headstock throughout this category. Center seamed maple top throughout. One-piece mahogany back throughout. Approximately around serial number xxx in early , a sixteenth of an inch laminate of maple appears ABOVE the standard depth 1pc mahogany back. It is very difficult to see, but can be observed in the neck pickup cavities of Customs and Standards alike.
This is the mysterious “cross-banded layer”. One of the first to have it, here is an image of a xxx guitar with a small headstock, dotted “i”, and a style cavity:
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A Brief History of the Hobby The earliest waterline models in constant scale date back almost to the turn of the century. Jane created and marketed a fleet of small waterline ships for use in his war game which he created and sold commercially beginning around These models were smaller than 1: During World War I, several companies made wood identification models for use in training naval observers, the most famous of thse being the British model making firm of Bassett-Lowke.
Bassett-Lowke continued to make wood models until the ‘s. Wiking quickly became the leader in the field producing models of many contemporary warships and merchant ships.
Rated 5 / 5 A Guitar You Look Forward To Playing! The Epiphone Les Paul is a lot of guitar for the money. First of all it has two wonderful humbucker pickups (at the bridge & neck), separate volume & tone controls for each pickup and of course the classic Les Paul 3-way toggle to select bridge pickup, both Bridge & neck, or neck pickup.
Tokai Musical Instruments is founded in as harmonica manufacturer. Tokai has produced acoustic guitars, electric guitars, electric basses, autoharps, and melodicas. In Tokai started making classical guitars and in started making the Hummingbird electric guitar series and in started making the Hummingbird Acoustic models. In Tokai went into a joint venture with Martin to supply Acoustic guitar parts and also build Martin’s solid body Sigma guitars.
Next year, the “Cat’s Eyes” Martin Acoustic replicas were started. Well, It was a starting time of “lawsuit” guitars. Tokai made replicas are very good quality. The wooden materials are much better than original Gibson – Tokai investigated the original 59 Gibson standard and analyzed. Now, their 70’s LS series are very difficult to find out, even for the collectors.
The price of these guitars are expensive than original list price as premier. Fender replicas were started in officially. These were great guitars too. Using good quality wooden material with great craft man ship.
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Tweet on Twitter Ca. Among the major players in the American market were the many importers and distributors who enriched the guitar landscape with instruments — usually at the lower ends of the market brought in from other countries, primarily from Europe, Asia, and to a lesser extent, Latin America. The analogy with automobiles is obvious. Univox was one of the first brands to make copies, and the brand achieved a fair amount of national visibility and distribution.
Univox was not, as you might guess, just another isolated Japanese import, but was part of a much larger story of its importer, the Merson company. Unfortunately, not many reference materials are available to document in complete detail, but we can hit some of the highlights, and illuminate a number of relationships along the way.
This Gibson Les Paul Deluxe was made in the USA in The original mini-humbuckers have been replaced with a pair of great sounding P’s which are unmarked so .
The Custom is the guitar he is generally associated with. Gibson has also produced two Billie Joe Armstrong Signature Les Paul Junior models one double cutaway, and one single cutaway as well as a very limited run of signature acoustic guitars. Since his death, Gibson has discontinued all Chet Atkins models and Gretsch has resumed the manufacturing and distribution of the Chet Atkins line.
Beck’s fascination with the guitar sprang as much from his interest in Les Paul , the man, as from his love of the guitar itself. Beck told an interviewer: The guitar was given to him in by Peter Green. After Bennett’s death the guitar was given to musician Anthony Top Topham. This was the guitar Bloomfield used as a member of the Electric Flag, and on the Super Session album and concerts. Bloomfield eventually lost the guitar in Canada; Wolkin and Keenom’s biography revealed a club owner kept the guitar as partial compensation after Bloomfield cut short a round of appearances.
Its whereabouts today are unknown. His main Les Paul model was refinished in an opaque orange to resemble the Gretsch guitars played by his hero Eddie Cochran. His main guitar was a late s non-reverse Firebird. Brian Carroll uses several Les Pauls custom-made by Gibson which feature oversized bodies, fret necks, DiMarzio pickups and his trademark kill switch.
Some would say that’s all you need to know. Her Instagram account, where she is a prolific purveyor of selfies, is the site’s third most popular. You can’t walk through a supermarket without glimpsing her on a multitude of tabloids whose headlines holler about her relationships, her parenting style and the vicissitudes of her ample curves. But she has also graced the covers of highbrow fashion bibles like W and Vogue; with her now-husband, Kanye West, she appeared on the latter above the hashtag worldsmosttalkedaboutcouple, creating a furor that made it perhaps the worldsmostcontroversialcover.
Her millions-strong popularity and inescapable media presence have made her grist for think pieces galore. She is variously seen as a feminist-entrepreneur-pop-culture-icon or a late-stage symptom of our society’s myriad ills:
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While physical condition can be assessed with a careful inspection, rarity and date of manufacture are not always easy to determine. But the serial number on a Gibson can tell you when the guitar was made. With that information, you can determine its rarity and, ultimately, its worth. Locate the serial number on your Gibson. For acoustic instruments, the serial number is typically located inside the sound hole at the neck joint or on a piece of paper glued inside the guitar and visible through the sound hole.
On electric guitars, the serial number is generally printed on the back of the headstock. Decipher your serial number if it’s eight digits. Since , Gibson has used the following method: The first and fifth numbers indicate the last two digits of the year the instrument was produced, the second through fourth digits tell the day of the year it was produced and the last three digits indicate the production rank.
For example, the serial number means the guitar was the rd instrument made on the th day of