Art

CVLT Nation interviews visual artist Brian Walsby

BRIAN WALSBY You’re a visual artist and also a musician. What came first in your life? And do you see these two as complementary ways of expressing your passion for music? They are flipsides of the same coin, which I

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Stormtrooper Photos by Kristina Alexanderson

Star Wars has forever changed the landscape of pop culture – a classic story of good versus evil, telling us that even millennia in the future the conflict is black and white. But maybe we’re not seeing the full story…are

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Creature Vision!
Macro Photos Of ANIMALS’ EYES

by Kayla Chobotiuk via Featureshoot Under a macro lens, the eye takes on new dimensions of intricate detail reminiscent of surreal landscapes and otherworldly surfaces. In Animal Eyes, Armenian photographer Suren Manvelyan’s extreme close-ups offer a glimpse into an unseen

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The Visual World Of Math.I;
Or The Reason Not To Reason

Self-described as “hand made retardist collages for the viscerally endowed” and made by “exacto knifes, not Photoshop”, the works of Math.I embody sarcastic remarks on society, ethics and everything that makes the filth look clean; not exactly like Banksy does

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CVLT Nation interviews: Ian Christe of Bazillion Points

Five years after releasing the great book of metal Sound of The Beast (2004), Ian Christe decided that was time to be his own boss and created Bazillion Points, a truly DIY press that was introduced to the world with the masterpiece

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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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Rad Alert!
STAR WARS Cantina Bar Set
Behind The Scenes

via Dangerous Minds Raiders of the Lost Tumblr has turned up a trove of behind-the-scenes shots of sets, models, sketches and costumes from Star Wars’ ultra seedy and memorable Mos Eisley Cantina scene. If you’re one of the very, very

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Soul Collector…
The Ultimate Fantasy Art Gallery

I’ve been a fan of fantasy literature since I can remember, and one thing that’s drawn me to books (for better or for worse) is the cover artwork. A well-crafted painting can set the tone for a story, and create

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Triumph of Death
Bubonic Plague Art

In the mid-1300s, approximately one quarter of the world’s population succumbed to the Black Death; 30-60% of Europe’s population lost their lives in a painful mess of black buboes and vomited blood.1 This devastation was captured in manuscripts, paintings and

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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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