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The tarot today is considered a tool for divination or of the devil, but the first known tarot decks were the playthings of the Italian nobility. The oldest surviving tarot are the Visconti Trionfi cards, commissioned in the 15th century by the Duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti, for regular

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Via Beautiful Decay Text: Eric Torres For Brazilian artist Fábio Magalhães’ hyperrealist oil paintings, the more grotesque the better. Using gruesome body horror imagery such as hacked up, barely identifiable body parts and suffocated faces in plastic bags, Magalhães’ work is as incisive as it is skillfully rendered. The breaking

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Walking down differenct streets around the world, one thing never changed for me. I would always look at the walls around me to take in the street art and listen to how it spoke to me. There have been times when I’m looking at building in Tokyo and I noticed

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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 Samori born in 1977 in Forli, Italy. Artist  has a

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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. My particular favorites are the treatments he’s given the cat

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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 inspiration behind his characters. When I first discovered Gerrard’s work

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