March 19th, 2015
Finnish illustrator Vladimir Stankovic creates portraits and biological illustrations inspired by mythology, cryptozoology, science fiction, and fantasy. I am particularly enamored of his portraits of The Greys, but his Etsy shop offers a wealth of prints ranging from the Abominable Snowman to some wonderful mash-ups of cephalopods and beetles, the Cephalopodoptrea. The Grey V, Print, […]
March 3rd, 2015
What Will you Leave Behind? 120,00 ceramic skulls cover the floor of this installation by Nino Sarabutra.
February 13th, 2015
In a back corner of a Royal Street gallery in New Orlean’s French Quarter is a handmade dollhouse, that on first glance, doesn’t seem much like anything. I walked past it at least twice before noticing its inhabitants, and then I stood there for at least fifteen minutes taking it all in. Artist Chris Roberts-Antieau […]
January 27th, 2015
Ansel Adams has called him the anti-Christ, and with admirers including Anton LaVey, William Mortensen is the master of the macabre. Shunned by his peers (Adams wasn’t paying him a compliment), Mortensen fell into near obscurity after the 1940s, despite his prolific career in film and photography. After working alongside Tod Browning and Cecil B. […]
January 23rd, 2015
Paul Koudounaris has announced the release of his third and final book on the presentation of death in sacred contexts, Memento Mori. From the publisher: Through photos taken at more than 250 sites in thirty countries over a decade, Paul Koudoundaris has captured death around the world. From Bolivia’s “festival of the little pug-nosed ones”, […]
January 16th, 2015
I’m sure that you all remember the incredible playing cards based off of the Victorian Spiritualist movement by Dead on Paper that was crowdfunded last year. The artist behind them, Chris Ovdiyenko, has opened a new Kickstarter for his latest project, a playing card deck based off of the Arcana of the Tarot. Influenced by the art of […]
January 15th, 2015
This week’s Etsy Shop of the Week is Mothmeister, photographic prints and postcards from Wounderland. Bizarre tableaux featuring taxidermy and costumed nightmares, beautifully shot, starting at $4. Order a full set and send them back to the office next time you go on vacation.
December 18th, 2014
International illustration collective, The Vacvvm, is releasing an extremely limited print tomorrow by Vania Zouravliov. Founded by Aaron Horkey and Mitch Putnam this past October, The Vacvvm is proud to release the rare personal print by Vania. Available in both a regular edition and metallic gold paper variant, “Karelia” is an 18″x18″ screenprint on cotton […]