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Marilyn Minter's Art Centers On the Mouth

By: Cowbag - Published:   Updated: Apr 4 2011 • References: artnet & cakeheadlovesevil
Marilyn Minter’s legendary work concentrates on working with, and taking pictures of, the mouth, tongue and saliva in a very sexual manner to say the least.

Minter takes common innocent objects like bubble gum and turns them into an orgy of sensual delight with the help of a model's mouth and some stellar photography.

Implications - The nature of sexuality is changing with today's more open-minded generation, with some things that were once not perceived as sensual serving as the focal point of racy imagery. An example is Marilyn Minter's oral fixation photography, which shows a pair of slightly parted lips. This signifies an appreciation for the more subtly sensual parts of the human body. Stats for Oral Fixation Photography Trending: Older & Mild
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Concept: Oral Fixation Photography
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Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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