This month, comics and risqué art will be auctioned together at Little Nemo. Check out a few pieces in the sale which would be sure to make Mickey and Donald blush.

Born in Hungary, Ilona Staller began her modelling career as a teenager. From the late 1960s, she was the subject of many erotic films, with a career that went on to span almost twenty years.

In the 1970s, she moved to Italy where she became a public figure under the artist name Cicciolina thanks to a radio show. In 1978, Cicciolina became the first woman on Italian television to bare her naked breasts live before the camera. The scandal seemed to be a success for Cicciolina, as she went on to be an important candidate for the first Green Party in Italy.

blog.php-1400 GIANFRANCO SALIS - Cicciolina, 1987

In 1985, Ilona Staller joined another party, whose missions was to fight worldwide hunger, nuclear weapons and the neglect of human rights. Two years later, she was elected as one of only few women in the Italian parliament where she stayed until 1992. During this time, she also continued to cause several scandals with her public performances.

blog.php-1401 JEFF KOONS - Ilona on Top (Rosa Background)

Staller's marriage to artist Jeff Koons was also well publicised - as was their divorce. Throughout their short marriage the couple shocked the world with Koons' Made in Heaven series. The artist created erotically charged sculptures and photographs of himself and his wife.

blog.php-1402 ILONA STALLER - White Angel

The couple, who had one son, Ludwig, divorced in 1991. Ilona Staller went back to politics, but her attempts in Italy and her homeland of Hungary were unsuccessful. However, she continued her personal mission to fight violence, animal testing and AIDs.

blog.php-1403 ILONA STALLER - Hollywood

Little Nemo's Erotic art and comics sale will take place on 24th March at 5pm. Check out the full catalogue here - if you dare.

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