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 of the word, and it is very American. He has
Flesh pressed into synthetic mesh, a second skin holding guts in – nylon stockings can be sexy, but also grotesque when in the hands of Dutch sculptor Rosa Verloop. Her nylon sculptures use stockings packed and pinned or stitched into haunting faces and twisted bodies. There is a movement in
Sun of Nothing and The Pecan Tree: BTBAM & DFHVN show review & photographs by Saul Torres This year I’ve seen a lot of interesting tours happening in the U.S. I call them interesting because of the very weird/amazing line up. In this case, for me, the line up was
Who is Max G. Morton? There’s a surprising dearth of information online about this writer and publisher; a Google search yields about two articles, while in comparison, an eBay search usually shows up one or more of his books going for upwards of two hundred bucks each. So who the
via Beautiful Decay For the surrealist painter Vincent Castiglia, his “work is literally a blood sacrifice on the altar of art;” using up to 30 vials of his own blood for his darkly sprawling paintings, he hopes to imbue his richly philosophical work with his own living tissue. The artist’s
Jason deCaires Taylor grew up in Southeast Asia and knows first hand the vital nature of the world’s reef system. Human beings are doing their best to wipe them out with pollution of the land, air and sea, but deCaires Taylor is contributing to the artificial reef systems with his
Photographer: Lee Lidbury Site: www.leelidburyphotography.com Based In: Toronto ONE This photograph is of a very unassuming part of a nature trail I would frequently pass through on my mountain bike. I think it comes across a lot more sinister then it really is.
I grew up around the gangs of Los Angeles, and I have seen them change over time into something way more scary than what I remember. Two gangs from from Southern California that have been on some next level madness are MS-13 and 18th St – both of these gangs
Growing up, I was always a fan of scary movies and looked forward to fright night. More than Frankenstein, I was a bigger fan of Count Dracula and the actor who played him, Bela Lugosi. I spent many nights rooting for the bad guys to get the girl and kill
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!
Good morning. I just put together a collection of weird and humorous gifs for your enjoyment. If you could see inside my brain, this is what my brian looks like on Monday (actually Sunday…maybe I should start going to church). I wish it was my job to find these…oh yeah,