Monday, September 16, 2013
My! What a Big ... Stamp
The big postage on the right is the lovely Nefertiti, one of ancient Egypt's most beautiful personages. The image is of the statue that currently resides in the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany. Her smile is as enigmatic as the Mona Lisa's.
erotic paintings in Pompeii, including some in the Lupanare (brothel). Barbara writes that the "adult section" of the archaeological museum holds even more examples of the areas ancient erotic art.
Art nudes in my mailbox don't upset me, even when it is erotic art, like this image. That is not to say I would enjoy pornography in the mail. There is a difference between nudes in art and pornography, though it seems, at least in the US, that many find them one and the same. I recently bought a gorgeous rubber stamp that features a partially nude woman. I was so excited to use it on all my outgoing mail, but then got cold feet. What do you think of Coffee Goddess? Would you be embarrassed to receive her in the mail?