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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 Grimm stories were enrapturing but also disturbing, and told of

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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, I was exposed to all sorts of weird art; it

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Midnite Collective interviews Lucas Ruggieri, Illustrator Mediums: Pen and ink, watercolor, etching Based in: Brooklyn, New York Years active: 5 Most recent clients: Maryland Deathfest, Abyssal(mexico), Corrupt Moral Altar, Kadavar, Nekrofilth, Solemn They Await, Ageless Oblivion Current albums in rotation: Tsjuder – Desert Northern Hell, Carnage – Dark Recollections, Winterwolf –

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It’s past Halloween, but every day is Halloween at CVLT Nation. So today I wanted to put together some of the most inspiring imagery of the almighty witch from the past few centuries. A witch is a woman who is not afraid to show her power and her connection to

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Hailing from France, illustrator DZO has that enviable ability to put his wildest imaginings on paper in a way that is both concise and stunningly detailed. His inspiration is full of Earth magick and spirit, life and death, fire and water, entwined in a lover’s embrace on paper, bark, stone and

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Alchemy was not just a scientific practice – one of weighing, measuring, combining, testing and creating – it was also a spiritual practice, and the practitioners aimed to bring their all too human bodies closer to God through the study of Earth’s elements and the planets. The strange universe of

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Ricardo Sánchez, aka RS Gráfiko, hails from Puerto Rico, and I’ve been following his Instagram (@rsgrafiko) for some time. This multi-talented artist is prolific in his offerings, presenting some of the most detailed and precise illustration work I’ve seen, as well as tattoo and mural work. His pieces contain so much

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Hey guys! Musical Shamanism – The Book (working title, so to speak) is becoming more and more real, and we’ve got a special treat for all you artistically-inclined people out there. Your artwork could become the books official cover! You can enter the contest by submitting your design to us

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Midnite Collective interviews Mike Lawrence, Illustrator First off, thanks for your time in making this interview happen. It’s great to be able to get inside your head to see what makes you tick! Your ideas are so interesting in taking classic themes and aesthetics like death, gore, psychedelia, architecture, demons,

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BRIAN WALSBY You’re a visual artist and also a musician. What came first in your life? And do you see these two as complementary ways of expressing your passion for music? They are flipsides of the same coin, which I guess is just being creative and expressing oneself. I need

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The Visual World Of Math.I; Or The Reason Not To Reason
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Self-described as “hand made retardist collages for the viscerally endowed” and made by “exacto knifes, not Photoshop”, the works of Math.I embody sarcastic remarks on society, ethics and everything that makes the filth look clean; not exactly like Banksy does it, for to compare Math.I with Banksy is to compare

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via Beautiful / Decay Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Delort creates mysterious black and white scratchboard illustrations. Using nothing but black ink and sharp tools, Delort etches his elaborate drawings into the surface of a clayboard. Despite the monochromatic palette, his works carry out a sense of colorfulness through their dynamic and

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