Sculpture

The Devil’s Eyes… Addison Morarre Masks

I’ve lamented in the past about the lack of mask-wearing in modern Halloween costumes – the mask used to be a creepy staple for every costume. But there are some true artists who revere the scary mask, and AM Creations

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Satan’s Bong…
Etai Rahmil’s “El Diablo”

I remember a camping trip where we smoked out of a friend’s home made gas mask bong all weekend, and I though that was rad – but I hadn’t even conceived of something like this: Etai Rahmil, an Oakland-based glass

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Infectious Beauty…
Glass Sculptures of Viruses

My 3 year old is getting to the age where she wants explanations – about life, about earth, about the universe. I told her that each human being is its own universe, that little life lives inside us and outside

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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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