ArtistAaron McPolinResidesAustralia
Print to understanding
Dissolving of detriment
Uncovering the taboo
Beautification and symbolism
Self-reflection and projection
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About the artist

Aaron McPolin is an award-winning erotic photographer who specializes in capturing fine art nude imagery that explores taboo themes. His work is known for its provocative yet sensual nature, and the way in which it challenges traditional notions of beauty and sexuality. He views art as a means of not only expressing oneself but also driving social change and innovation. He designs multi-sensory exhibitions that take viewers on a journey of self-discovery and introspection. With a background in fashion, film, and fine art, his works have been featured in publications such as Playboy, Penthouse, and Vogue, and exhibited in major cities worldwide. In his words, “Through art, he can show the truth of something; it’s only through the vulnerability of art that we see a glimpse of who we really are.”

With each new image, Aaron pushes the limits of what is considered acceptable in art, creating a new language for discussing sexuality and taboo subjects. Through his work, he is able to engage with these difficult topics in a way that is both empowering and respectful, challenging the viewer to confront their own beliefs and preconceptions. Through his mastery of photography, Aaron creates images that are both stunning and evocative, inviting the viewer into a world of sensuality and desire. 

His earlier works, such as ‘A Pattern of Rebirth’, showcase the beauty of mortality, while his three-year study of Shibari, Kinbaku, and intimacy, ‘A Tender Dissolution’, won international photography awards for fine art. McPolin’s ongoing series, ‘Treasure The Erotic’, takes a profound look into the human condition of desire and erotica.

One of the most striking aspects of his work is the way they use beauty and sensuality to break down taboos, offering a glimpse into unexplored worlds that challenge the viewer to reconsider their preconceived notions towards the topic. He understands that taboo subjects can be difficult to approach, by juxtaposing the taboo with the traditional, he creates images that are both alluring and thought-provoking.

Despite the controversial nature of his work, he has gained a strong following among collectors and art lovers alike. His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions and publications, and they have received numerous awards for their contributions to the art world. Overall, Aaron is a bold and fearless artist who uses their talent and creativity to challenge preconceptions and break down barriers. His work is a testament to the power of art to challenge, transform, and inspire, and they are sure to remain a leading figure in the world of erotic photography for years to come.

Artwork Themes & Subject Matter

Through a seamless fusion of themes such as taboo erotica, nature, history and psychology, Aaron McPolin’s photography offers a rich portrayal of the human psyche, exploring our connections with others and ourselves. 


Aaron McPolin’s works has been published in notable magazines and online sources including Playboy, Penthouse, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

Upcoming Exhibition

2023Solo Exhibition: “Bloom”Perth – Yet to be determine
Group Exhibition: “Imagenation”Paris – Yet to be determine



2012, Bachelor of design, visual communication, Curtin University, Western Australia

Solo Exhibitions

2022 Treasure the Erotic, Perth, Australia

2021 A Tender Dissolution, Studio 281 Bayswater, Perth, WA. Australia

2019 Tressure the Erotic, AACA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. United States

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Image Nation, Galerie Joseph Le Palais, Reu du Perche, Paris

Image Nation, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY. United States

2022 Image Nation, Fondazione Luciana Matalon Gallery, Foro Buonaparte, Milan

Interconnected, Curated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, New England Regional Art Museum Armidale, NSW, Australia

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