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Anthropomorphic Delicacies

Rooted in our current ecological crisis, Oakland based artist Crystal Morey creates beautiful anthropomorphic sculptures imbued with poignant emotion for her upcoming exhibit, ‘Delicate Dependancies’ at Modern Eden gallery which opened on October 14. The figures are made in milk- hued porcelain, which give the work a more fragile feel than previous bodies of work, […]

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BloodMilk Book Club: Salt is for Curing via Sonya Vatomsky

We are very happy to introduce J.L. Schnabel of BloodMilk Jewels to our team of staff writers. Please welcome her here on Haute Macabre, in an especially communal post, as it features our own Sonya Vatomsky’s collection of poetry, Salt is for Curing, for the BloodMilk Book Club and two special giveaways. For as long as I can […]

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En Passant: New work from Jeremy Hush

Recently opened at Los Angeles’ Thinkspace Gallery, the solo exhibition ‘Curioso’ from Philadelphia based artist Jeremy Hush is on view until this Saturday, June 29. Featuring his signature delicate ball point pen renderings and muted watercolor washes, the new works find inspiration in childhood nostalgia; in particular the synthesis of the dark and whimsical aspect […]

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An Interview with Chelsea Wolfe

Our dear friend, JL Schnabel of BloodMilk Jewels, had the opportunity to talk with ethereal musician Chelsea Wolfe, about to embark on a European tour. I first encountered Chelsea Wolfe’s haunting, ritualistic music at the tail end of 2011, and like many of her fans, I was immediately spellbound by her audible cabinet of curiosities. While […]

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Little Deaths Are The Hardest: The Art of Chad Merritt

I was immediately struck when I first stumbled on Austin TX based artist Chad Merritt’s stunning silhouettes created in the Victorian tradition of paper cutting.  Despite the simplicity of the shapes of the images, I imagined Chad bent over a lace covered table conjuring these striking images with antique scissors and sharp blades. With a keen […]