Illustration

R.I.P. H.R. Giger
Feb. 5, 1940 – May 12th, 2014

Yesterday, one of the most influential artists for our dark and underground communities died. H.R. Giger, designer of the world’s most famous Alien and pioneer of dark and twisted art died at age 74 from injuries suffered from a fall.

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CVLT Nation’s
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Macabre and the Grotesque

If you don’t know now you know: CVLT Nation loves to find the beauty in what many in society perceive as dark art! I dig spending time searching for self expression that makes me say, fuck how did someone come

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The Art Of Darkness:
Ray Harryhausen A Master Of Monsters!

Growing up, I was a fan of all things crazy and weird, especially movies or tv shows. When I watched a B-Movie, I had no idea that is what you called it, I just knew I liked the flick. I

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Louis Wain… The Schizophrenic Cat Man

Schizophrenia is the subject of ever-developing theories and treatments; many say it’s a disease of the mind, while others say that our society is not set up in a way to understand it, or allow for its participation in our

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Deformities in Nature:
Fortunio Liceti’s Monsters

Highlights from the illustrations in the 1665 edition of Fortunio Liceti’s De Monstris, originally published, without the illustrations, in 1616. Liceti’s work, although not the first on the topic of deformities in nature, was perhaps the most influential of the

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Medieval Evil… Demons

I know people for whom the battle with demons for their soul is very real – and I’m willing to bet that if you live in the US, you probably know a few people like that too. They are constantly

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Fuck Yeah The Art Of…
WES LANG + Video Interview

WES LANG is one of those contemporary artists that I have respect for. His work almost reminds of teenagers doodling in their notebooks when they should be listening to their teacher. Wes’ stuff is not serious in the normal sense

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Anatomical Drawings In Technicolor!
Juan Gatti Art Essay

The Argentinean artist Juan Gatti flipped the script with his anatomical drawings that are journeys into a different part of the imagination. Each one of the pieces is full of details that will have you looking at them in wonderment!

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Worshipped by a few…
and Despised by the rest
Kreighallen

KRIEGHALLEN is a collective effort paying tribute to the legendary albums that were recorded in the 1990s at Grieghallen studio, Bergen, Norway. This 32-page book showcases 20 of today’s most respected dark artists from all over the world into a

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ELECTRIC WIZARD Artwork

There is no shame in my game, I’m a mammoth fan when it comes to ELECTRIC WIZARD and I look forward to the day when everything they created is in our vinyl collection. When I hold any of their albums

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