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The Erotic Art Society

The original Erotic Art Society was founded in 1890 and was a Victorian construct where men of a certain social standing and class could meet to share, discuss and enjoy their latest photographic, artistic and literary acquisitions. The Erotic Art Society flourished for more than two decades with over 1,700 members at its height, many of them either highborn or in positions of authority throughout Victorian and Edwardian England, the Society boasted peers, aristocrats, MPs, royalty and even top clergymen among its select membership.

With major changes in the social structure of the country following the generational slaughter of the First World War the Society’s numbers dwindled and it fell into decline, finally being put on the shelf with only a handful of diehard members in the early 1950s. As the liberation of the 1960s took off and freedom reigned, there was little or no interest in reviving it. As the decades past and adult material became ever more readily available the dust settled. With the modern advent of the internet and anyone being able to enjoy anything their heart desires at the click of a mouse, tap of a button or the swipe of a screen there seemed little need or desire for such organisations any longer.

However, in recent years modern artisans working in the erotic art genre have had to fight with a wave of often puerile and blatantly illegal and offensive content on-line in order to get their work noticed and their message heard. Today’s hardworking erotic artists need a voice and a platform for their work, free from the speculation of specious advertising, where they do not have to fight for space among pages of frivolous and meaningless articles and features, where their work is appreciated not only by fellow artisans, but by a wider appreciative audience as well.

The resurrection of The Erotic Art Society, together with JADE’s open and welcoming editorial policy and firm stance on banishing specious advertising and nonsensical features which have nothing to do with erotic art, provides a platform where erotic artists working in all aspects of the genre can come together as part of the Society to display their work and have their voices heard. In our wonderful modern age, erotic art is no longer the sole preserve of well-to-do males of a certain age and class, today enlightened, liberated, free-thinking men and women from all walks of life can, and do enjoy the beauty and pleasure of erotic art in all its many and very diverse forms.

The Erotic Art Society, while staying true to its original founding principle of the enjoyment and pleasure of erotic art, now covers art over a wide spectrum of mediums and sub-genres and is welcoming and inclusive for both artisans and consumers, men and women alike.

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JADE The International Erotic Art & Literature Magazine

JADE was launched in 2001 as a printed publication and is the only erotica magazine published in the UK by a small, fully independent publisher. It has consistently improved, moving from 48 pages when it began to 76 pages in 2007 and boasting over 100 pages per issue today. It has become the leading erotica-only magazine (free of reams of advertising) published within the UK and has established itself as the magazine of choice for intelligent and mature readers, seeking genuine erotic content rather than wall-to-wall advertising. In April 2008, at the start of its 7th year, JADE moved to a monthly, full colour, high resolution PDF download format and the printed version ceased production after 40 issues.

JADE exists to promote and foster new and established talent from the erotic art world - especially members of The Erotic Art Society of which the magazine is a founder member and official publication. The ethos of the magazine is to present to a wider, mature and appreciative audience both new and established talents in the world of erotica for the pleasure and enjoyment of both men and women. The magazine sets out to present written, photographic and artistic erotica and the human form in a genuine and sensual manner which appeals to men and women, across a wide range of genres and themes and in an adult manner.

JADE is a monthly celebration of male and female eroticism and we have, from our very first issue, taken the editorial decision not to include irrelevant articles, advice columns or other off-topic editorial material. Advertising, too, is kept to an absolute minimum. It is our goal, and that of our very talented contributors, to ensure our readers are given a truly sensual experience as they are taken on a fresh, unhurried and pleasurably erotic journey through each issue. Alongside our erotic literature we present galleries of sensual images from many of the most talented male and female photographers and artists in the world today, working in all erotica disciplines around the world. The erotica published in JADE encompasses all genres and types of photography, art and literature.

JADE is published monthly and is only available by subscription as a high resolution full colour PDF download, accessed by unique password. It is not a ‘mass-market’ publication and is not available in the shops or from third parties. The magazine is high resolution, full colour (except where black and white images are supplied by contributors), and features erotic fiction, personal stories (fact and fiction), confessions and memoirs, erotic, nude, glamour, fetish, hardcore and fine art photography, and illustrations from men and women on all adult themes of an erotic and sensual nature. The magazine has a minimal advertising policy and you will never see things such as telephone sex adverts inside JADE - the magazine only presents cover-to-cover erotica. Visit our 'Comments and Reviews' page to see what other lovers of fine erotica have to say about the magazine - you may soon be adding your voice to theirs.

If you want to know more about The Erotic Art Society and JADE magazine, or if you are an erotic artist who would like to have their work featured please visit the JADE web pages for further information, contact and submission details.
 
     
     
 
 
 
 
     
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