Amanda Ba paints larger-than-life, energetic characters that inhabit a hypothetical world – conceived entirely in her mind.
At 20-years-old, the artist is carving a reputation for her subversive take on sexuality, painting nightmarish scenes of dark fantasies, bodily fluids and the female gaze through a liberating lens.
With contributors including Tracey Emin, Harley Weir and Pussy Riot, A Woman’s Right to Pleasure is a raunchy coffee table book showcasing sexuality through an artistic female lens.
Having graduated from Central Saint Martins’ MA programme this year, the German-born, Paris-based designer references sexpots from Prince and Freddie Mercury, to Roman sculptures and Robert Mapplethorpe’s black and white muscle figures – and they’re every bit as sexy as they sound.
Sexual assault, sexual pleasure, consent, defiance, survival: the Londoner packs a powerful punch with her provocative new TV series I May Destroy You.
How one bad trip sent a gay man into a sexual kerfuffle.