When you’ve had enough of Brexit, take refuge in erotic art

The Telegraph | Rowan Pelling:

You might not have thought popular interest in erotic art and literature was a cyclical phenomenon, but I can you assure it is. There are contented, sleepy epochs when vast swathes of the populace agree that, on the while, they’d rather have a cuppa and listen to The Archers. And then there are troubled times in the affairs of men, when political and economic uncertainty, terrorism, global conflict and controversial, tangerine-hued Presidents make many feel they’d like to gawk at one of Egon Schiele’s wanton nudes instead… Read more

Image: An exceptional carved mahogany bed, linked with the legendary Hôtel de la Païva. Credit: Sotheby’s