In CVLT Nation’s third instalment of the Dark Art for Dark Souls series, I have decided to showcase the considerable gifts of artist and musician Christian Degn Petersen. Largely influenced by his pastoral surroundings and love for medieval imagery, Christian’s illustrations are startling as they are calming of mood. Well-crafted
Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the 1785-1925 reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia. Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 to 1930. Gaining celebrity
Deep, rich shading; subtly nuanced dotwork; entrancing curves that breathe three-dimensional life into the designs; exquisite detail – these phrases define the flawless style of Kelly Violet, currently one of Europe’s most outstanding tattoo artists. For more than fifteen years, she has brought her unique vision to her art. Kelly
My fascination with body art began at an early age when I accidentally caught a glimpse of my grandfather’s well-hidden bicep tattoo. Aside from the elegant design — a Sassanid cataphract that had turned green from years of exposure to the elements — I was drawn to it because I
As we all in the U.S. face an uncertain future in terms of a less than favorable change in management, some of us have developed some anxiety over many aspects of our lives. Things like censorship that seemed a distant impossibility now look slightly more probable, as what was thought impossible became reality.
Deathrock icon Razor Candi is at long last releasing a high quality photo book to showcase her work after 13 years of professional online modeling. Razor Candi’s DIY career propelled with the popularity of social networking in 2003 alongside the mid-00’s Deathrock Revival period. Raising the bar for and inspiring fashion and