Painting

A Seed of the Sick Earth
Vergvoktre

Vergvoktre is a mysterious figure in an age where information is available about everyone…a Russian artist whose acrylic and charcoal paintings are masterpieces of bleak, depressed darkness. This is not an evil that is motivated to crush your existence, this

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Nicola Samori the painting currier

Rendering the old masterpieces in the style of 17th century paintings seen through the motives and technique under the influence of layered prism of darkness is more than a trick to the eye. These are the works done by Nicola

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The line between Life and Death…
Jason Borders

Jason Borders creates intricate, tattoo-like artwork on animal skulls, making mind-blowingly gorgeous pieces with a macabre edge. He carves and drills the bone, turning its surface into a textured masterpiece, and then paints them for even more texture and depth.

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Company of Shadows…
Debut Art Book from Paul Gerrard

With my sadness over the recent passing of H.R. Giger, it seemed only appropriate when one of my other favorite conceptual horror artists, Paul Gerrard, sent me an email about Company of Shadows, his debut art book that explores the

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Karl Persson’s Grotesque Paintings
Explore The Darkside Of Humanity

My eyes are bleeding and my brain is numb…what is causing me to feel this way? It’s Karl Persson‘s artwork, images that can inspire a nightmare after just one glance. But there is something beautiful in the way he is

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Your Brain on Jake Fried

Jake Fried‘s artwork is like taking a visual trip on your own thought process. On solitary days, when you are alone to allow your brain synapses to explore their own pathways, you can take yourself on the most complex mental

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Vermibus Dissolves Urban Advertising
To Create New Images!

I love when art gives a middle finger to the status quo! This is just the case with VERMIBUS‘ new project “Dissolving Europe”. All I can say is that I’m so inspired by this artist’s journey; armed with a rail

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Positively Alive!
Vintage Sideshow Banners

People have always been fascinated by the strange and weird, and this fascination found a thriving home in the circus sideshows of the past two centuries. The banners that advertised the wonders within were hand painted with vibrant colors and

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R.I.P. H.R. Giger
Feb. 5, 1940 – May 12th, 2014

Yesterday, one of the most influential artists for our dark and underground communities died. H.R. Giger, designer of the world’s most famous Alien and pioneer of dark and twisted art died at age 74 from injuries suffered from a fall.

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tumblr Right Now:
Macabre and the Grotesque

If you don’t know now you know: CVLT Nation loves to find the beauty in what many in society perceive as dark art! I dig spending time searching for self expression that makes me say, fuck how did someone come

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