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Édouard Chimot rose to fame as an artist who captured Paris’ seedy underbelly in the early 1900s. His subjects were the “jeunes et jolies femmes” who lived in Montmartre, the artists’ district. The women he painted were almost all prostitutes and addicts, since paying them for the night was cheaper than

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Vergvoktre makes paintings in charcoal that feel like staring into the abyss. It’s as if the most harrowing, bleak black metal you ever heard became so powerful that it created tangible pieces of artwork with its icy, forlorn sounds. Art like this keeps me excited to post on CVLT Nation,

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Graffiti has grown into an internationally-renowned art form, with creators coming from all over the world – one of them being NYCHOS from Styria in Austria; and this dude has fucking skills that could pay mad bills. What I love about his work is his understanding of anatomy and the way he connects

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There isn’t much that’s creepier than the atmosphere of an Edgar Allan Poe story. For the past two centuries, his work has been sending chills down our spines and taking our minds to places that we can barely glimpse into for fear of being sucked into darkness. When the 1923 edition

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The Black Mass is one of the greatest expressions of dark art known to man. It is theater on a grand scale in which the participants outwardly reject societal and religious norms in favor of rebellion, independence and blasphemy. Each participant, at some level, has had to mentally and psychically unshackle

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Lately, I have been listening to loads of HEAVY PSYCH, including the new 11 Paranoias album Reliquary For A Dreamed Of World ! This form of music tends to make me think about the world in a different way. When I combine the art of Robert Venosa and HEAVY PSYCH, my mind begins to melt in all

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