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For those who are  unfamiliar with the sanguine-soaked artwork of Vincent Castiglia, now is your time to take note and hold your breath before delving in. Over the course of his highly respected career, he has explored the space we as humans occupy between life and death. The fleeting and

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It’s past Halloween, but every day is Halloween at CVLT Nation. So today I wanted to put together some of the most inspiring imagery of the almighty witch from the past few centuries. A witch is a woman who is not afraid to show her power and her connection to

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It was by pure accident really that I stumbled upon San Diego artist David Van Gough. While nursing a hangover at home one day with my girlfriend and perusing   Netflix, we came across the documentary “Serial Killer Culture”, which features collectors and historians of all things macabre. About half way

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Ricardo Sánchez, aka RS Gráfiko, hails from Puerto Rico, and I’ve been following his Instagram (@rsgrafiko) for some time. This multi-talented artist is prolific in his offerings, presenting some of the most detailed and precise illustration work I’ve seen, as well as tattoo and mural work. His pieces contain so much

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I’ve been a fan of fantasy literature since I can remember, and one thing that’s drawn me to books (for better or for worse) is the cover artwork. A well-crafted painting can set the tone for a story, and create one of its own. I am a sucker for glistening

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In the mid-1300s, approximately one quarter of the world’s population succumbed to the Black Death; 30-60% of Europe’s population lost their lives in a painful mess of black buboes and vomited blood.1 This devastation was captured in manuscripts, paintings and murals that survive to this day. Check out the Black

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