The art of etienne court jester of erotica the erotic artist who used the names etienne and stephen was born in chicago on july 1st, 1933. I originally crossed paths with dom in new york city in 1976, meeting him at target studios where we experienced an instantaneous attraction of brotherhood towards each otherwhich lasted until his passing of aids some fifteen years later. Much of etiennes work shows the depth and immediacy of human desire that counteracted the protection and sterilization of sex for gay men in the 1980s. Before the 80s, gay men were beginning to openly express their homosexuality. Fine art gay male nudes and homoerotica by acclaimed and award winning artist michael breyette. 57 super sex-charged drawings by russian artist ivan bubentcov by christopher harrity despite the problems of being a gay artist in russia, ivan bubentcov has created a vast archive of wonderfully. a look at the extensive work of homoerotic artist dom orejudos (etienne) featuring the gold coast murals and other graphic works. But always he had a secret sideline in illustrating stories in american gay magazines. At first he signed his drawings with a pseudonym, then with his first name and, later still, openly signing them with his full name (if he wants to).