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The artwork of Aleksandra Waliszewska is disturbing on a whole other level! When I look at her work, my childhood nightmares are coming to life. Her use of color and her artistic style distracts the viewer from how dark her subject matter really is. Her focus is on violence and blood, and

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When did I first see the art of Julie Bell? Most likely it was on late night TV while I was watching the Mid Night Flight, my gateway for everything underground during late 70s/early 80s. This was the place where you could see Heavy Metal magazine come to life. Bell’s work has

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Execution has always been a popular form of entertainment. Whether it was a ritual to please the gods or a punishment ordered by the crown, people have flocked to witness the solemn event of death by cruel and painful means. In the centuries before photography, the only means of documenting

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V0041459 A Chinese torturer disembowels a decapitated man
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A Chinese prisoner who is bound to a crucifix or stake and beheaded, is disemboweled by a torturer.
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1850 A Chinese methods of torture and punishment
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China is the birthplace of Confucianism, a philosophy which influenced rulers in China for centuries from BCE to the late 13th century, on and off. It emphasized virtue from the top down, encouraging people to treat others as they would be treated, and to uplift their fellow citizens as a

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The always thoughtfully well spoken and talented Carl Auge – who you might recall as the bass player in the legendary His Hero Is Gone – will be in Detroit, Michigan this July. While Carl has been around the Hardcore and Punk scene for years, what’s really setting him apart these days

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Former NAUSEA member John John Jesse’s  paintings are like punk pinups. He takes the classic pinup sexiness and throws in studs, drugs and blood, and the result is amazing. There is so much to absorb in each painting; each stroke of his brush brings texture leaping off the canvas. His subjects are lovingly

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