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Photos: Getting freaky at NEXT Gallery's "Beyond Erotic" opening

The stated purpose of NEXT Gallery's new show, "Beyond Erotic," was for viewers "to experience sexuality as more, to set aside negative associations, and to question the ascription of taboo." The perceived purpose, however -- judging by all the penises and vaginas at Friday's reception at this co-op gallery in Highland, was to celebrate sex in all its various (and occasionally hilarious) forms. If you've been wondering where in town you might find anthropomorphic woodland creatures eating sausages from their anuses, look no further.

Continue reading for more photos of the exhibit's first night in Denver.

"Beyond Erotic" runs through August 26 at NEXT Gallery.


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