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Édouard Chimot rose to fame as an artist who captured Paris’ seedy underbelly in the early 1900s. His subjects were the “jeunes et jolies femmes” who lived in Montmartre, the artists’ district. The women he painted were almost all prostitutes and addicts, since paying them for the night was cheaper than

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Vergvoktre makes paintings in charcoal that feel like staring into the abyss. It’s as if the most harrowing, bleak black metal you ever heard became so powerful that it created tangible pieces of artwork with its icy, forlorn sounds. Art like this keeps me excited to post on CVLT Nation,

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Happy Friday! Can’t fucking wait for the weekend. We’re seeing OM tomorrow, and it’s going to get weird. So here’s an album of seriously weird (mostly) vintage photography to make sure you go into this weekend feeling like maybe the world isn’t worse off than it used to be, it’s

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The Black Mass is one of the greatest expressions of dark art known to man. It is theater on a grand scale in which the participants outwardly reject societal and religious norms in favor of rebellion, independence and blasphemy. Each participant, at some level, has had to mentally and psychically unshackle

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Shout out to my brother Johnny, who gave me one of the raddest books in my collection – The Mammoth Book of Skulls. How could he go wrong, it has both “mammoth” and “skulls” in the title; he knows me well. Anyway, it’s a great source of inspiration for what

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Masks hide us from the world; they cover our most telltale sign of humanity – our face. That’s what makes them so creepy – there is nothing for us to read, no twitches of muscle or blinking of eyes to communicate what the other is truly thinking. Masks are static,

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