In celebration of the CSC’s current exhibition, “From the Golden Age of Porn: The Photography of Paul Johnson”, consider taking a piece of Johnson home with you.


Renowned photographer, Paul Johnson’s B&W photos printed by Dave Patrick from Johnson’s color transparencies. For publication in The Spectator.  Options include storyline porn, contact sheets (blowjobs, threesomes, choose your theme!), etc.  $5 a print or $10 for 3 prints; $5 for shipping.

DVDs are also available for sale.

— The Hidden Nina, featuring two unpublished sex sets with the young Nina Hartley by Paul Johnson. $25

— Juliet and the Bears, shot in 1983 and hidden…until now. $25

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Also, it’s not to late to visit the CSC and see “From the Golden Age of Porn: The Photography of Paul Johnson”

July 6-28, 2012

The Center for Sex and Culture is proud to present the art of Paul Johnson, one of the most innovative and best selling magazine photographers during the “Golden Age of Porn” (roughly 1968-1983). This exhibition features his photography of Bay Area porn stars including Nina Hartley and Juliette Anderson aka Aunt Peg.

Johnson pioneered POV (point of view) photography out of his desire to participate in the hot sex he was photographing. Johnson developed his method by using wide angle lenses to put himself in the picture and became simultaneously model and photographer.

During the beginnings of the Golden Age, Johnson was on staff at Jaybird Enterprises while they were pushing the barriers of what could be published. Among his accomplishments there, Johnson’s photographs for the first hardcore publication sold in U.S. adult bookstores: Sex in Marriage, was a marriage manual with “socially redeeming” text. Sex in Marriage was strategized by 1st Amendment lawyer Stanley Flieshman and Johnson’s editor, Bob Reitman.

Politically and historically groundbreaking, Paul Johnson’s compelling and beautiful photographs are not to be missed.


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