Art

Take a Journey Into… The Internet K-HOLE!

Why do I like the INTERNET K-Hole so much? Because it reminds me so much of growing up in the 70’s and 80’s. When I look at many of these photos, I just think about how me and my homies

Read More

The Original First Edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales is Fucking Gruesome!!

I had a copy of Grimm’s Fairy Tales as a child, probably a 7th edition or something, but I remember how stark the difference was between Grimm’s version of stories like The Little Mermaid and the cheesy Disney versions. The

Read More

The Photography of Felice Beato

It’s hard for me to imagine, in the age of instant information, what it would be like to see one of Felice Beato’s photographs in 1850s and 60s. The images he captured in the Mediterranean, Japan, China (where he was

Read More

Yōkai: Supernatural Japanese Monster Art

via Lazerhorse Yōkai are a group of supernatural Japanese monsters, kind of similar to our notion of ghosts. The kanji (or symbol) that describes the Yōkai is made up of two other symbols meaning “bewitching; attractive; calamity” and “apparition; mystery;

Read More

Fuck Yeah The Unreal Art of Moebius!

Just like music can expand your mind, visual art has the power to do the same thing. At an early age, I was attracted to what most of society would call the outcasts. Living on Venice Beach during the 70’s,

Read More

Choi Xoo Ang’s Haunting Nightmarish Human Sculptures

Choi Xoo Ang’s sculptures are way more than just art…they are visual portals that have the power make you question your place in the world! His grotesque works are created out of resin, but have a very haunting, almost human

Read More

The Freak Photography of Chas Eisenmann

Charles “Chas” Eisenmann was the most notable and prolific producer of cabinet cards in Victorian-era New York City. From his Bowery studio, he produced some of the most well-known images of sideshow freaks, as he capitalized on the Victorian fascination

Read More

CVLT Nation Interviews: Artist Vincent Castiglia

For those who are  unfamiliar with the sanguine-soaked artwork of Vincent Castiglia, now is your time to take note and hold your breath before delving in. Over the course of his highly respected career, he has explored the space we

Read More

NSFW: Benita Marcussen’s Portraits of Men and their Sex Dolls

Benita Marcussen’s series Men & Dolls captures images of real men and their Real Dolls – the “anatomically correct” synthetic women they are in relationships with. They are portraits of a one-sided relationship; while many of the men feel there

Read More

Anxiety Come to Life… Jonathan Payne’s FLESHLETTES

The human body can be beautiful, but it takes a lot of Photoshopping to hide all the bumps and blackheads, spots and tears, wrinkles and sags. We are all grotesque in our own ways, and we don’t all have a

Read More