This particular craze is perhaps an extension of the overall fascination with taxidermy, and the ways in which the Victorians pushed creative boundaries with the controversial practice. Continue reading »
Feeling as though our posts lately haven’t quite been odd enough to live up to our name, we present to you the denture-inspired items and jewelry by artist who calls himself Mr. Basic. Continue reading »
Yesterday and Today is a studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, their ninth album released on Capitol Records and twelfth American release overall. It was originally issued only in the United States and Canada, in June 1966. Continue reading »
Most of the artists are unknown. A few have signed their names. Araujo, Dorantes, Fzavala, Marin, Pérez, Luna, and Ortiz. Yet, most have been forgotten, or are dead, or retired, or are painting somewhere. But we have their paintings, which is more than most people leave as proof of a career. Continue reading »
When we think of beauty pageants, we think of doe eyes, blond ringlets, and tiny waists; the bizarre ritual of choosing the most beautiful woman in the room seems antiquated and oppressive. But it turns out that prior to Women’s Liberation, pageantry was an even more surreal and shocking part of the American experience. And hot dog beauty queens from the mid-century are examples… Continue reading »
Realistic And Scary 3D Versions Of Childhood Movie Characters And Various Objects By Brazilian Artist
Even though we have already celebrated the spookiest night of the year, there are still plenty of scary stories that need to be told. After all, Halloween is not the only occasion for spine-chilling horror movies and creepy illustrations to get you into the spooky mood! This time, we’ve got some really chilling illustrations that just might perfectly cater to your horror needs. Continue reading »
If you think that organs and bones crushing corsets were the most bizarre creation of the Victorian era, you could not be more wrong. Victorians have come up with its fair share of weird inventions. Even though this era was a long period of peace and prosperity, science was going through a weird phase.
Below are 16 bizarre inventions from the Victorian era, some useful, and some… not so much.
Oh, those Victorians! They did love a practical joke. And what could be funnier than encouraging a friend to make a pledge at your new home altar… only for him to be surprised by the abrupt appearance of a human skeleton – which spits scalding water into his face!? Continue reading »
Naro Pinosa is a Spanish digital artist who creates imaginative collages. He began experimenting with digital collage not long ago, since then his work has reached a multitude of international publications and thousands of followers who do not lose track of his works. Continue reading »
William Burke is a self-taught artist and writer who creates all sorts of creepy illustrations and comics. The artist says “weird and creepy shit” is his passion and hopes to one day make art his career. Continue reading »
According to Polina Verbytska: “I spend long hours creating my art – fantastic figures, “frozen” in clear spheres. I use polymer clay to sculpt and resin to cover it. Although most of my sculptures are large, I feel that there is something special about miniatures. This technique allows me to bring images from my deep subconscious to life. Continue reading »
The world can be a cruel place.
But in it, Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori sees young girls as the quintessential embodiment of innocence and purity. Channeling this outlook, his illustrations depict nightmarish worlds populated by rosy-cheeked schoolgirls in distress. Continue reading »
Men’s hair in the 1970s was a joy to behold. Hairstyling and grooming was no longer simply for women – hair products were now marketed to men, and many happily used them. Mustaches and mutton chops were in, even fake facial hair was worn and accepted. It was a hairy decade! Continue reading »
The fearful is beautiful, the horrific is erotic. Both kawaii and fear coexist in his paintings. The adorable and the strange based on bloody fantasy and insanity with a tinge of the occult. Even in his most intensely individual works, many people have been charmed by the alluring gazes of the girls in his paintings and by his beautiful expressions of blood. Combining elements of the kawaii, the fetish, the erotic and the cruel, GENk’s paintings are both visually arresting and alluring, disturbing and enticing. Continue reading »
These things are meant to make teaching about oral hygiene to kids more fun… However they look like something straight out of nightmares. Continue reading »
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