New York, NY: Viking, 2000.
Surrealists used literature and art to convey Freudian theories about dream analysis, the subconscious, and sexual and violent urges.
The questioning and interrogation of the overarching within the historical art narrative, manifested in both critical writing and artistic practice, came to define much of the mid to late 20th century art and erotic art.
In Brussels, where this painting is set, the sex industry had become rife during the war because soldiers were allowed to carouse for a week or two before resuming their fanatical slaughter on the front line.
The acceptance and popularity of erotic art has pushed the genre into mainstream pop-culture and has created many famous icons.
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