Sculpture

Overflowing with Wonder and Terror…
Lovecraft Bar in NYC

Have you ever wanted to travel to a place that is “overflowing with wonder and terror”? At 50 Avenue B in Manhattan, Lovecraft Bar has opened a portal to the fantastic depths where Cthulhu reigns, a darkly lit place of

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The greatest American artists that straddle sex

via Dazed Digital The United States of America has been home to many significant and influential movements over time: the civil rights movement, the women’s liberation movement, and not forgetting the sexual revolution. So even while Europe has been the

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Death Above and Death Below…
World War I Trench Art

Right before he died at age 94, my grandfather talked about the war for the first time in his life, when told me that World War II was when he found Jesus. As an aviation technician at an RAF base

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Fuck Yeah!
D.L. Marian The Queen of…
Gothic Death Sculptures!

D.L. Marian sculptures are so creepy and beautiful at the same time. When I stare at her work, I wonder how her imagination works. She is able to convey morbid decay in such a way that it’s fragile but powerful.

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Earth Burned With Fire…
Tamara Howell

Sculptor Tamara Howell of Howlart has beautifully re-imagined the mythical creatures of the ancient Norse culture in her Norse Series, which features goat and wolf skulls ornately decorated with clay and mounted on gorgeous carved stands. Her pieces are tributes

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Pig Bird Vs. Bat Fawn…
Thomas Grünfeld’s Misfits

A pig-bird, a bat-fawn, a cat-dog? These are not fantasy – or rather they are, but they have been made reality by taxidermist and sculptor Thomas Grünfeld. His surreal specimens are influenced by wolperfinger folk tales, German stories of anthropomorphic

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Disemboweled Beauty…
The 18th Century
Anatomical Venus

via Dangerous Minds by Amber Frost The importance of anatomical models cannot be overstated in the education of medical professionals, but these learning tools have not always been so… clinical. Behold, the “Anatomical Venus,” idealized female forms first popularized in

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Blood, Brains and Stuffing… UndeadTeds

When Sean and I found the UndeadTeds tumblr, we knew we’d stumbled on to something awesome. When we watched the video (below) of his mechanized “Peek-a-Boo” UndeadTed and our 3 year old said “awwww…so cute!!” we knew we’d done something

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Precious Light…
David Mach

2011 was the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible – and coming from a Scottish background, I can tell you that the KJV was a powerful force for my ancestors, and continues to be so today. So it’s fascinating

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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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