August 29, 2014

Unicorns, Serpents and Mermaids…
Medieval Sea Monsters

Jul 17, 2014 0 39  

One of the things that is a window into the past is imagination, and medieval imaginations were vivid. Despite living in an age of Church oppression, people found ways of ...

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R.I.P. Man’s Best Friend
Post-mortem Photography
Part III

Jul 17, 2014 4 13  

If you’ve been following CVLT Nation for a while, then you know we are unabashed taphophiles. There’s nothing we like more than music, art and film that has to do ...

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Bernd Preiml Photography

Jul 16, 2014 0 9  

Bernd Preiml is a photographer who creates rather than captures; his scenes are formed first in his mind, and then he meticulously recreates these dark and disturbing fantasies on film. ...

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CVLT Nation Magazine
Digital Launch! Issue 1:
Seven Stories – Band Photography

Jul 16, 2014 3 31  

We are so stoked that this day is here! We’ve been working on a new project here at CVLT Nation, and we’re proud to say that Issue 1 of CVLT ...

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Are there Monsters in Your Closet?
Arthur Tress’ Daymares

Jul 14, 2014 1 9  

Emotions are never so acute as they are in childhood. Happiness is intoxicating and overwhelming, and fear is all-encompassing. Your imagination is so powerful, it drives your every waking minute. ...

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KRIST MORT “Inlumaeh” Book Release!

Jul 11, 2014 2 21  

Photographer Krist Mort understands the symbiosis of light and dark; shadows can not exist without light to cast them. That is what makes up the theme of her new book, ...

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The Human Skeleton…
Vintage Freak Show Cabinet Cards

Jul 11, 2014 4 35  

In the 19th and most of the 20th century, humankind’s obsession with all things weird and freaky could only be satisfied with a trip to the circus freak show. There, ...

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Fooling the Heteros…
Vintage Drag Queens

Jul 10, 2014 9 83  

I do love a good drag show, although I think the current trend towards exaggerated makeup, hair and clothing takes away from the simple beauty of a man dressed as ...

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Monsters & Madness… The Drawings of Ulisse Aldrovandi

Jul 10, 2014 0 24  

Ulisse Aldrovandi (Bologna, 1522-1605) was an Italian scholar of natural history, and considered a pioneer of the study of modern natural history. Aldrovandi is also credited with inspiring the naturalist ...

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A Real Life Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland…
Chernobyl Photos by Michael Day

Jul 9, 2014 4 2  

Every once in a while, my mind goes places I don’t want it to – somewhere dark, helpless and terrifying. Once of those places is very real, and hidden at ...

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