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From Blue Blood (who brought us the vividly beautiful California Deathrock and Razor Candi coffee table books) comes the next must-own hardcover book, Dodging Knives and Throwing Bullets: Dark Art & Inspiration by artist Vaughn Belak! Belak’s work is a dark/horror art style ranging from scary to adorable, and badass

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Born in Belgium in 1867, Jean Delville’s captivating occult paintings are reminiscent of my favorite painter, William Blake. There is a feeling of mystery and rapture that radiates from his work, an exploration of the esoteric that only images can explain but words can’t capture. Like Blake, Delville takes religious

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Vania Zouravliov was a child prodigy, a Russian-born artist who was showing internationally by the age of 13. When you delve into his vast catalogue of works, it’s not hard to see why. His illustrations plant the seeds of 1000 thoughts in my mind. For me, Zouravliov’s images both challenge and

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Jaroslav Panuška painted many of the creepy, downright disturbing artworks below in the early 1900s. At a time when such nightmarish images would have been anathema to the mores of society, he explored our inner fears of death and abandonment. His paintings practically ooze a sense of melancholy loneliness; just

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Have you had the honor of feasting your eyes on the new WEREGOAT album cover? The stunning, sickening artwork was created by Cristóbal López, aka Kerbcrawler Ghost. In his lines I see pure exquisite filth that turns me on at times while at the same time I’m thinking some dark fucking

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VLADA MIRKOVIĆ takes reality and reflects it back at us in a surreal and disturbing way.  Most of his human subjects are faceless or wearing masks – many with the Mona Lisa’s face – and are reminiscent of the glowing, gorgeous paintings of the Renaissance. Similarly, Mircović’s paintings are telling

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