Flesh pressed into synthetic mesh, a second skin holding guts in – nylon stockings can be sexy, but also grotesque when in the hands of Dutch sculptor Rosa Verloop. Her nylon sculptures use stockings packed and pinned or stitched into haunting faces and twisted bodies. There is a movement in
Sun of Nothing and The Pecan Tree: BTBAM & DFHVN show review & photographs by Saul Torres This year I’ve seen a lot of interesting tours happening in the U.S. I call them interesting because of the very weird/amazing line up. In this case, for me, the line up was
Who is Max G. Morton? There’s a surprising dearth of information online about this writer and publisher; a Google search yields about two articles, while in comparison, an eBay search usually shows up one or more of his books going for upwards of two hundred bucks each. So who the
via Beautiful Decay For the surrealist painter Vincent Castiglia, his “work is literally a blood sacrifice on the altar of art;” using up to 30 vials of his own blood for his darkly sprawling paintings, he hopes to imbue his richly philosophical work with his own living tissue. The artist’s
Jason deCaires Taylor grew up in Southeast Asia and knows first hand the vital nature of the world’s reef system. Human beings are doing their best to wipe them out with pollution of the land, air and sea, but deCaires Taylor is contributing to the artificial reef systems with his
Photographer: Lee Lidbury Site: www.leelidburyphotography.com Based In: Toronto ONE This photograph is of a very unassuming part of a nature trail I would frequently pass through on my mountain bike. I think it comes across a lot more sinister then it really is.