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 inspiration behind his characters. When I first discovered Gerrard’s work
My eyes are bleeding and my brain is numb…what is causing me to feel this way? It’s Karl Persson‘s artwork, images that can inspire a nightmare after just one glance. But there is something beautiful in the way he is able to mould morbid pictures into something more steeped in
Jake Fried‘s artwork is like taking a visual trip on your own thought process. On solitary days, when you are alone to allow your brain synapses to explore their own pathways, you can take yourself on the most complex mental journeys, passing through places you didn’t know existed in your
I love when art gives a middle finger to the status quo! This is just the case with VERMIBUS‘ new project “Dissolving Europe”. All I can say is that I’m so inspired by this artist’s journey; armed with a rail pass and a set of 90 keys, this fine art
People have always been fascinated by the strange and weird, and this fascination found a thriving home in the circus sideshows of the past two centuries. The banners that advertised the wonders within were hand painted with vibrant colors and images that would draw even the most morally upright into
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. He will be missed and mourned here at CVLT Nation.