Museum of Sex in New York is proof that people constantly reinvents itself, even sexually, becoming increasingly inventive writes “The Daily Beast“. The objects used for masturbation, erotic literature in the 1500s and pornography yellowy, things have changed almost completely.
Pietro Aretino writer, who lived in the sixteenth century, is considered the “father of pornography”. His works contain numerous explicit sexual dialogue, attacks on the corrupt clergy and social injustice, details about homosexual relationships, group sex, masturbation and more. On the shelves of the museum is exposed and erotic novel “Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a women’s consumption” by Jow Cleland in 1748 and considered the first pornographic novel. The main role belongs to a woman, Fanny Hill, who at the age of 15 after her parents’ death, moves to London, where he became a prostitute. The story revolves around sexuality younger who sells his virginity, masturbation discovers and develops an impressive sexual appetite. The book contains numerous illustrations erotic and is one of the most controversial in history. False beards, used to suggest porn sex between gay men In addition to the various manuals and catalogs, the Museum of Sex in New York are displayed and condoms made from pig intestines, a recipe from 1800. The sex toys are, however, those who delight visitors. Candleholders, broom, bottles and flashlights are among the most used items for masturbation, exposed physically or explicit photographs to the museum. “There is a sex toy industry, so most objects used for masturbation was made of things around the house,” said Snyder.
The exhibition can be seen and the first photographs attesting sadomasochism. Exhibition Director said that images displayed are among the few “confessions” that were not destroyed. With the development of technology, instead of hot photo was taken from porn. With the sexual revolution of the 60s, pornography has Incept to gain momentum. “You could watch porn anywhere, anytime. They were in the cinema, were everywhere, “says Mark Snyder. Despite libertinism that time, homosexuality was regarded in the eyes of society, so that pornographic film producers have found new approaches for their sexual orientation public. They used false beards or women, if parties threesomes, female character disappear after initiating sex. In 1972, he made history film “Deep Throat,” Linda Lovelace in the role of protagonist, famous for its ability to contain the whole penis in his mouth during oral sex. The film brought gains of $ 6 million and was admired even by Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Truman Capote. The film is projected in the exhibition “Hardcore: A century and a half of obscene images” on a giant screen. “The launch of the film” Deep Throat “was the birth era” porno chic “. He changed everything. Freedom of expression was extraordinary “, says Snyder.