Provocative/Erotic Art has finally come into its own.  No longer to be hidden or shunned, such art is now celebrated in museums and galleries around the globe.  Such art, abstract to explicit, is prized by collectors, and the preservation of materials hold significant importance to academia.

A unique force in today’s art world, fine art curator and director Dr. Laura Henkel possesses expertise in contemporary and modern art, and has years of experience overseeing museum and gallery exhibitions.  Well respected for her understanding of the art market, historic knowledge of avant garde art, erotica and collecting the obscure, Dr. Henkel has a become a key figure in the exhibition and interpretation of provocative art that pushes the boundaries of experimentation. She is relied on by international artists, collectors, and museums for her unparalleled expertise and frequently worldwide for special projects.

Dr. Henkel holds her Ph.D. in Erotology specializing in Museum Science, and a Doctorate in Human Sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, San Francisco. Dr. Henkel is an expert in the valuation of erotic art and ephemera.  Please contact her for additional information at

The Gallery

Sin City Gallery encourages patrons to think with the senses and feel with the mind. Sin City Gallery exhibits sophisticated, alluring and thought-provoking contemporary art in Las Vegas. Globally renown for exhibiting hundreds of exhibitions on and off The Strip, the gallery presents an array of international established and emerging artists.

Sin City Gallery is regularly featured in the press for its finely curated exhibitions. An established gallery with an outstanding reputation, Sin City Gallery was awarded the coveted prize of Best Gallery in Nevada and is listed among the Best 25 Art Galleries in America by the American Art Awards.

International Art Competition

Sin City Gallery’s 12 Inches of Sin is an annual international juried art exhibition provides opportunities for learning through the visual arts by taking advantage of the way in which art depicting the erotic life of people and sexuality offers a unique way to engage the public.  Within this methodology, the exhibition seeks to move beyond the idea of produced sexuality and offer an alternative, inclusive and meaningfully personalized view of human identity, sexuality, gender and expression.  Please visit 12 Inches of Sin’s website for more information.

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