… (Sotheby’s London recent) event was the auction house’s first-ever erotic-themed collection, timed the same week as Valentine’s Day. The 107 art pieces in Erotic: Passion & Desire, traced sex in art through the last 2,000 years, from 1st-century Rome to 17th-century Japan to London in the early aughts—and every display of passion in between.
It went well
Bids for the artwork came in from 18 countries around the globe, according to Sotheby’s, the success of the show a testament to the enduring appeal of erotic art.
Yes there is something enduring here. check out the link for more examples.