In , Madonna was as astronomically popular as a boundary-bulldozing, unapologetically bacchanalian performance artist could get. The tour showcasing it, Blond Ambition, mixed spectacle with social commentary so sharply that it reinvented the pop concert and yielded the smash documentary Truth or Dare. But for her vast audience, she was nothing less than liberating, and her uninterrupted string of hits defined pop for a decade. Nearly everything changed two years later with Erotica and Sex. It remains one of the most in-demand out-of-print publications of all time. But both record and book, despite a few positive reviews , inspired widespread vitriol.
Madonna’s “Erotica” album and controversial “Sex” book were released 28 years ago
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People might think that erotic art has been popular only in the last couple of decades. But, in fact, erotica has existed since the first pieces of art were created. And, we could even dare to say that vintage erotica or old erotic art was more creative and innovative. With the development of digital technology, erotica has been usually linked with photography.
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Twenty-five years ago, Madonna put the world in a trance with the release of Sex. Of course, because it was mainstream art promoting libidinous pleasure, a puritanical outcry followed. Many critics, cultural theorists and fans alike found the BDSM-themed photo collection scandalizing, even repulsive. In their eyes, Madonna, who already faced accessions of overexposure following a decade of chart-topping provocations, had crossed the line.