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Being a parent with macabre interests, it stuns me how sanitized a version of reality we share with our kids today. For example, my kids have both the original Beatrix Potter books and reprints that were done in the 2000s. In the reprinted version of Squirrel Nutkin, there are so

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When the Japanese decide they are into something, they go fucking HARD! Junji Ito is a Japanese horror manga artist who has mad fans worldwide, and many of them will find interesting ways to prove their love for his work. Ikura is a young coplayer from his native country, and boy oh

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So PineNut is a Japanese visual artist whose lines conjure darkness and discomfort in a way that puts a lot of guts and gore metal illustrations to shame. His subject matter may not be satanic, nor does it feature your typical anti-establishment themes, but it cuts to your core with

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Excuse me as I pack a bong load before I write about the Post Apocalyptic Psychedelic artwork of Dan McPharlin. I actually feel high as fuck just looking at his images. I love his use of color and the way he draws from the past while pushing his viewer into the future. Dan’s work

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What would happen if you saw a book filled with images that reminded you of what you saw when you were fried on acid? This is just the case when I first saw the pages of the Codex Seraphinianus. These are the kind of visuals that take over my imagination

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Max Ernst (1891 – 1976) was a German born artist and sculptor. He was down with two of my favorite art movements of all time – Dada and Surrealist. His paintings give me the feeling I just dropped two hits of white blotter acid and the universe is just the

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