Sculpture

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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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The Insane & Incredible World Of…
Ghana’s Fantasy COFFINS!

Text via Lazer Horse Ghana was the first state to free itself from the grips of European colonisation and became a symbol of liberation for the Black Power movement. It’s had a tumultuous past and its present sees the same

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Company of Shadows…
Debut Art Book from Paul Gerrard

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

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R.I.P. H.R. Giger
Feb. 5, 1940 – May 12th, 2014

Yesterday, one of the most influential artists for our dark and underground communities died. H.R. Giger, designer of the world’s most famous Alien and pioneer of dark and twisted art died at age 74 from injuries suffered from a fall.

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