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.
If you don’t know now you know: CVLT Nation loves to find the beauty in what many in society perceive as dark art! I dig spending time searching for self expression that makes me say, fuck how did someone come up with this? This is why CVLT Nation’s favorite Tumblr
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
Sometimes when a person looks deeply into things, society at large labels them an outsider. So was the case with Paul Laffoley and the art world who labeled his magical art as outsider. I cannot say I understand Paul’s work, but I will say that it moves me to the
BOO SAVILLE is an artist from the UK that has all of my attention. She has a primitive touch that intrigues me. The way she draws skulls is breathtaking – they almost seem like they are alive in death. Check out some of my favorite pieces from her. Also read