The world's first erotic gallery on its way:
Come up and see the famous Sofa Bocca, based on Mae West's lips
London will house the world's first commercial gallery selling erotic art and design.
The building covering 5,000 sq ft over four floors on Charing Cross Road, and dedicated to the erotic art opens to the public, on July 15, 2005.
Called Charing X, it will stock only the most provocative works from artists including David Hockney, Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn, and Jenny Saville. It will also have floors dedicated to erotic couture, burlesque, fashion photography and even furniture.
Charing X has been co-founded by the Eyestorm gallery's David Grob and Coco de Mer creator Adae-Elena Amats.
"Every artist spends a large part of their lives painting nudes," Grob said.
Furniture on sale will include the famous Sofa Bocca, based on Salvador Dali's Mae West-inspired lip-shape design as well as leatherwear and . . .
Excerpt from: Asian News International
Published: London, July 14, 2005
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