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What Will you Leave Behind?

March 3rd, 2015

What Will you Leave Behind?    120,00 ceramic skulls cover the floor of this installation by Nino Sarabutra.

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

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 […]

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American Grotesque :: The Life and Art of William Mortensen

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. […]

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Memento Mori :: The Dead Among Us

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”, […]

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Dead on Paper :: Arcana Playing Cards on KickStarter

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 […]

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Etsy Shop of the Week: Mothmeister

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.

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Karelia

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 […]

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Adipocere

December 12th, 2014

Wonderfully dark and delicate hand embroidery by Adipocere. Sadly, the Australian artist does not yet have a shop available, but you may visit Josh’s Instagram and Tumblr pages for updates.

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