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 »
Scarfolk is a an imaginary town in North West England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum. Featured below are some of their awkward posters. Continue reading »
By changing the context of a work, where it is seen or used, the meaning can be changed. What once was art becomes design and likewise, what was design transforms into art. The differences between the two once separate disciplines are in a constant state of flux, at times entirely indistinguishable. Residing somewhere in the middle, are artists Aric Snee and Justin Crowe, where they have honed their talents focusing on designs and works that challenge the dynamic of humans and technology. Continue reading »
Yuri Hill is a young freelance digital artist based in Ukraine. And his art is a totally creepy as hell! Just sit back and enjoy. Continue reading »
One of my favorite things happening on the internet is this series from Trevor Henderson, which mashes real photographs with drawings of original monsters and wraps them together in found footage-style packaging. “Found footage” is typically a filmmaking style, of course, but Henderson’s photo-drawings cut out all the filler and get right to the goods. Continue reading »
The Victorians had a much more macabre approach to the festive season!
Christmas cards today usually feature a jolly Santa, fluffy woodland animal or green glittery tree, but Victorian versions had a much more terrifying tone.
The first Christmas card was commercially produced by Sir Henry Cole in 1843 but it was not until the 1870s, and the introduction of the halfpenny stamp, that sending cards was affordable for almost everyone. Victorians then leapt upon the idea with alacrity. Continue reading »
Canals in the waters of Lake Xochimilco were initially created along with that of a kind of artificial agricultural plots called chinampas. Chinampas were invented by the pre-Hispanic peoples of the region around 1,000 year ago as a way to increase agricultural production. On the shallow waters of the lakes, rafts were constructed of juniper branches. Onto these rafts floating on the water, lakebed mud and soil were heaped and crops planted. Continue reading »
Andrew Fuller is an American “cake artist first and baker second,” as he says himself, based in Des Moines, Iowa, who is a true horror fan and you can clearly see this in his works. Artist sculpts terrifying cakes that would probably make you think twice before eating them. Continue reading »
Most people don’t know what they want to do with their lives when they’re 20, but Callum Donovan Grujicich isn’t most people. This kid is only 12 years old, and he looks like he has already found his biggest passion – sculpture. Continue reading »
Lulu Hashimoto is the world’s first “living doll fashion model”, and you can actually become her by putting on a realistic body suit consisting of doll head mask, a wig and stockings patterned with doll-like joints. As you can see in the photos below, the effect is pretty disturbing. Continue reading »
Is an image we see what we believe it is? Is it composed of the elements that we think we see, with techniques we think they are made with?
In his work, Zhang Wei conducts photographic surgery on celebrity portraits. Like a sculptor, he assembles and models their faces, which become contemporary Frankensteins. By recreating portraits of familiar people and faces, he asks questions about idolatry in terms of aesthetics, and offers viewers illusory familiarity. Continue reading »
If you ever visit the quaint seaside town of Klaipeda in Lithuania, beware of the black ghost. This extremely creepy statue looks somewhat like a Dementor from the Harry Potter series, and if you’re prone to nightmares, it’s surely something out of one your very worst. Continue reading »
A Dangerous Minds reader submitted these images of a Kafka-inspired cockroach backpack without any information. The text at the bottom is in Spanish and says “To go to work… with style.” Continue reading »
Photographer Lee Chapman from the Tokyo Times visited the site, snapping several terrific photos. The park opened in the 1970s under the name Kinugawa Family Ranch and expanded over time, rebranding itself as “Western Village.” But by 2006, it was forced to close down. Today, the park looks like a post-apocalyptic ‘Westworld’. Continue reading »
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