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Being a parent with macabre interests, it stuns me how sanitized a version of reality we share with our kids today. For example, my kids have both the original Beatrix Potter books and reprints that were done in the 2000s. In the reprinted version of Squirrel Nutkin, there are so

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I love hearing about the weird stuff that people were afraid of as kids. For me it was the kimono-wearing faceless mannequins in the window of a dry cleaner’s at the Arbutus Mall. I would hide every time we drove past it in the parking lot, begging my mom to

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We’ve got two new limited CVLT Nation tees in stock! Each tee features original artwork: POSSESSION by Sinister Emanation and BLACK ROSES by Dylan XVX. The tees are a standard fit mid/lightweight body and the prints are soft as butter. Both tees are very limited in stock and can only

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So what happens when a self-described “openly queer, self-made in the punk rock tradition, artist, film maker, rock musician, writer and publisher of zines” who goes by the name G.B. Jones starts a zine called J.D.s (short for “juvenile delinquents”) with Bruce LaBruce in the 80’s? The end product is a collection of her drawings called “Tom

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A few months back, I traveled to Praha in Czech Republic, and during my time there I visited the Gallery of Art Prague where they were exhibiting – amongst others – the paintings and drawings of Salvador Dali. He is one of my favourite artists, so I was glad to have

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What’s your greatest fear? As a species, human beings have struggled to cope with the concept of death, finding a myriad of ways to represent and ritualize it in order to come to terms with its inevitability. Death is a blessing, death is a curse, but it is always the

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We have featured the the unreal work of Wayne Barlowe before on CVLT Nation. Today we wanted to take a bit of a different approach, meaning below you find many of his works with descriptions written by the artist himself! To say that I’m a fan would not explain how much

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Noriyoshi Ohrai was a very prolific illustrator and oil painter who created some of my favorite movie posters of all time! His resume is long – just peep some of the films he worked on: Star Wars, The Goonies, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior plus the Godzilla films. His use of color was so

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So PineNut is a Japanese visual artist whose lines conjure darkness and discomfort in a way that puts a lot of guts and gore metal illustrations to shame. His subject matter may not be satanic, nor does it feature your typical anti-establishment themes, but it cuts to your core with

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Today we’ve got a double whammy for all those OSDM heads! We’re very excited about the upcoming full-length from death metal connoisseurs MACABRA entitled …to the Bone, which will be rearing it’s maggot-infested head in spring/summer 2016 in LP/CD combo via Vonfrost Records and Morbid Visions Music. MACABRA’s two creators, legendary

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Not much is known about Carlo Charléno, the illustrator whose fascination with pony play, spanking, stilettos and bondage made him notorious for his illustrations in magazines and books in the early 20th century. His illustrations are playful and his style is very much of the era he was drawing in,

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If Satan rode a chopper, Zac Doom would build it. Zac combines his love for art, music, the occult and motorcycles in his demon spawn HEAVY Clothing, and the result are some seriously rad and heavy as fuck designs! HEAVY started out with Zac’s own artwork, but he’s expanded to work

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