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Pygmalion by Regnault
Statuephilia, also called agalmatophilia, or Pygmalionism after the myth of Pygmalion, is an uncommon sexual fetish or paraphilia that involves sexual attraction to statues or dolls.

In its literal sense it means sexual attraction to statues (usually but not exclusively nudes), but the objects of attraction may also be lifelike mannequins or dolls.

Statuephilia also crosses over into transformation fetishism in the form of fantasies about people transformed into any of those objects. For many it is the idea of immobility or loss of control that is arousing rather than an immobile object per se, and so there are also fantasies about mannequin-like paralysis which sometimes cross over into hypnofetishism and robot fetishism. Such fantasies may of course be extended to Sexual role playing, and the self-coined term used by women who enjoy being transformed appears to be "rubber doll" or "latex doll".

Statuephilia has a small but highly devoted internet community.

A number of famous art photographers have extensively featured sexualised life-sized dolls in their work, such as: Hans Bellmer, Bernard Faucon, Helmut Newton, Morton Bartlett, Katan Amano, Kishin Shinoyama, and Ryoichi Yoshida.

Also see the page [ Pygmalion ]

  • Based on an article titled "Agalmatophilia" at Wipipedia and is used in accordance with GFDL

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Also see the page [ Sexual fetishism ] and/or [ BDSM ]


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