Illustration

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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CVLT Nation Interviews:
TOM IS THE BASTARD

Many consider themselves artists, or designers, Some are good at what they do… I think he is So go ahead and check out TOM IS THE BASTARD: What made you start doing design work? Did you draw before, or did

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Death by Fright
Vintage Horror Movie Posters

Watching an epic, hour-long battle scene on Game of Thrones the other day, it occurred to me how immune I had become from scenes of violence. Graphic slayings, beheadings, throat-cuttings and flayings no longer made me squirm or look away.

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Metal/punk posters from Spain:
Interview with Münster Studio

I ran into the works of many great visual artists at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona last month. And the one that most caught my attention was Dani, the mind (and hands) behind the spanish Münster Studio. After buying a

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Bestial…
Mike Lawrence Illustration

It’s been a while since I posted about some sick as fuck, dark and evil, metal-tinged illustration, so today I have some for you via Mike Lawrence Illustration. His work has everything in it that I want emblazoned on my

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The ART of Getting High!
70’s Rolling Paper Packaging

Being that I’m a child of the 70’s and raised most of my life in Venice, CA, it makes sense that I love getting high! One thing I remember growing up was all of the different kinds of stoner paraphernalia,

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Les Diables de Lithographies!
The Devil Made Le Poitevin Do It

By Stephen J. Gertz Impish devils dance, make merry, carry off young maidens, engage in scatological activities, make mischief, toy with men and women. and generally have a hell of a time as infernal rascals frolicking with diabolical glee in

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Your Brain on Jake Fried

Jake Fried‘s artwork is like taking a visual trip on your own thought process. On solitary days, when you are alone to allow your brain synapses to explore their own pathways, you can take yourself on the most complex mental

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