Illustration

Un-Fucking-Real !!!
Elaborate Black And White Scratchboard Illustrations
By Etching Into The Black Ink

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

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DEAFHEAVEN // PALLBEARER // WRECK & REFERENCE
TFK! Illustration Time Lapse

Creating a good show poster is an art unto itself. Being able to capture the mood of the event, as well as the viewer’s eye in an instant, is incredibly difficult. There are so many factors to consider: shape, layout,

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The greatest American artists that straddle sex

via Dazed Digital The United States of America has been home to many significant and influential movements over time: the civil rights movement, the women’s liberation movement, and not forgetting the sexual revolution. So even while Europe has been the

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CVLT Nation interviews: visual artist John Howard

Besides having some incredible concerts – like Slint, Jesu and Godspeed You! Black Emperor – the 2014 Primavera Festival in Barcelona also gave me the chance to get to know a bunch of amazing visual artists. I was so impressed

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Unicorns, Serpents and Mermaids…
Medieval Sea Monsters

One of the things that is a window into the past is imagination, and medieval imaginations were vivid. Despite living in an age of Church oppression, people found ways of bringing their fears and superstitions to life. Medieval cartographers treated

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Monsters & Madness… The Drawings of Ulisse Aldrovandi

Ulisse Aldrovandi (Bologna, 1522-1605) was an Italian scholar of natural history, and considered a pioneer of the study of modern natural history. Aldrovandi is also credited with inspiring the naturalist movement in Northern Italy and Flanders through his connection to

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Street Art & Graffiti…
As Weapons Of Mass Protest!

For millions of years, humans have used graffiti as a way of communicating. It has also been used as a weapon for social justice. All over the world, people feel the need to get whatever they want off of their

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ROA Street Art Reigns Supreme!

Walking down differenct streets around the world, one thing never changed for me. I would always look at the walls around me to take in the street art and listen to how it spoke to me. There have been times

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Brutal!!!
Drawings from the GULAG

Pictures from the book “Drawings from the GULAG” by Danzig Baldaev, a retired Soviet prison guard. Depictions of the Soviet genocide. A prisoner who went on hunger strike is being forcefully fed through his nostril. According to laws of Soviet

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That’s What Wives Are For…
Super Sexist Vintage Ads

People who don’t believe that sexism towards women exists are like people who believe in creationism – you have to ignore all context and history in order to make the case for one of these ludicrous claims. Sexism today may

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