Christoph Steinke




  • Acryl auf Leinwand
  • 2019
  • 100x100cm


  • Acryl auf Leinwand
  • 2019
  • 100x100cm

# Artist Statement

In my pictures I deal with the artistic expression of human sexuality. It can focus on faces, bodies, partners or individuals. The erotic context is sometimes directly recognizable, sometimes not.

I mainly refer to sequences from pornographic films that have emerged from the feminist “good porn” and “sex-positive” movement. I’m looking for emotional, human, intimate, erotic and also provocative moments.

  • My art is pornographic
  • My art is feminist
  • My art is sex-positive
  • My art is kinky
  • My art is political
  • My art is erotic
  • My art is diverse
  • My art is human
  • My art is provocative
  • My art is tolerant
  • My art is polarizing
  • My art is intimate
  • My art is personal
  • My art is wrong
  • My art is right
  • My art is what I see
  • My art is what YOU see

# Artist Biography

Born in 1963 in the Black Forest, Germany, the son of an actor and a ballet dancer. Studied Art & Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Pforzheim u.A. with Prof. Peter Jacobi and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Initially working as a graphic designer and art director at various agencies. In 1999 he took over the management of the graphic and corporate design department at ERCO, a leading international specialist in architectural lighting. Since 2014 freelance artist. Chris lives and works at Düsseldorf, Germany.