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This year we have an interesting collection of art posts for the Top 6 of 2013 in the Art category. We introduced the “tattoo” category, which has gotten a lot of love from our readers, and all in all, you can see what posts scored the highest with our readers

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Fuck yeah, the art of Philippe Caza is is one gigantic pill of epicness! The color that flows out of his imagination is fucking amazing. This French Sci-Fi master has influenced many illustrators in the heavy scene. On a personal level, I just can’t get enough of looking at his

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My early love for art came from album covers like Funkadelic, Ohio Players, Tom Tom Club, Bootsy and many others. Miles Davis’s Bitches Brew also blew my mind because it just seemed so otherworldly. Today we want to celebrate the creator of these covers, Mati Klarwein, with a huge gallery

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The paintings of Takato Yamamoto have a vicious beauty; their stunning detail is akin to the Ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the 18th century that initially influenced his work, but Yamamoto has developed his style into something he calls “heisei aestheticism.” He combines brutality with serenity in his paintings – blood

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Los Angeles has been many different things to me, and I have always known that it’s not what you see on TV. In the 80′s, I saw this city through the lens of a young outsider, and at night I roamed the streets of Hollywood. Another thing happened to me

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The first movie series that spoke to me as a young human were the Star Wars trilogy. So when I saw this visual mashup from Jeff Bennett, where he took the famous paintings of the late Thomas “Painter of Light” Kinkade and added in Star War themes, I got mad

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Los Angeles has been many different things to me and I have always known that it’s not what you see on TV. In the 80’s, I saw this city through the lens of a young outsider, and at night I roamed the streets of Hollywood. Another thing happened to me

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A relic hunter dubbed ‘Indiana Bones’ has lifted the lid on a macabre collection of 400-year-old jewel-encrusted skeletons unearthed in churches across Europe. Art historian Paul Koudounaris hunted down and photographed dozens of gruesome skeletons in some of the world’s most secretive religious establishments. Incredibly, some of the skeletons, said

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Russia has gotten a lot of bad press lately – very understandably – but I don’t want to forget that in this massive country, there are millions of people who are creative and doing positive things for their community. One such person is street artist Nikitia Nomerz, who takes abandoned

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Having lived in Texas as a youngster, I can honestly say that it’s a strange place, both good & bad! This state is known for producing individuals that dance to their own beat. In the 80’s, some of the most weird and original bands to come out of the hardcore

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Today is one of those days where I want to stare at spectacular images that make my jaws drop. So this is why I headed over to Monster Brains – to me it’s the greatest ghoulish resource online! I can’t put my finger on it but I’m never bored when

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Robert Cook creates haunting illustrations inspired by his concept of Norot, or the artistic expression of mythical, esoteric and occult elements through different media, aural and visual. Entering his illustrated world, I feel overwhelmed by the powerful figures that I confront there. I am but an observer, but they speak

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