20/07/2012 07:45 BST | Updated 19/09/2012 06:12 BST

Saatchi Online Compiles Artworks Just As Kinky As '50 Shades Of Grey'

It was only ever a matter of time before the art world weighed in on the 50 Shades Of Grey phenenomon, and first out of the blocks is art database Saatchi Online.

Spotted by our eagle-eyed colleagues on HuffPost US, Saatchi Online have curated a collection of works that could have been inspired by the racy ‘Mummy porn’ titles.

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Which as you can probably guess means lots of artful nudity, some highly suggestive photography and - bizarrely enough in one case - a headless man giving someone a good spanking.

It’s a gallery that the acronym ‘NSFW’ was probably invented for, but if you’re in the comfort of your own home or working somewhere pretty liberal, you might want to check out these selected highlights.

Purely out of artistic curiosity, of course.

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