Controversial Paintings Of People Skinned Alive That Will Shock You

1

What is unusual about Valerio Carrubba’s process is his choice to paint the same picture twice, so that the superimposition of the same figure creates a slight mismatch in lines and forms. This repeated action transforms the painting into an automatic gesture, that at one and the same time, emphasizes and repudiates the subject. Continue reading »

Disturbing Vintage Medical Illustrations That Will Shock You

1

Back in the 19th century (long before any form of multimedia existed) the principles and practices of surgery had to be illustrated to help educate and inform those wishing to forge a career in the medical field. From individual surgical techniques to the types of instruments and devices used – each graphic illustration served as an engrossing and accurate portrayal of the approach and methodology to medicine during that era. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: The Shock Wave

1
The shock wave of a T-38C supersonic jet flying over the Mojave Desert in California is seen in an undated NASA schlieren image released August 25, 2015. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Shock

A man reacts while walking past an uprooted tree after Typhoon Vicente hit Hong Kong. A severe typhoon hit Hong Kong on Tuesday, disrupting business across the financial hub, with offices and the stock market to remain closed for at least part of the morning after the city raised its highest typhoon warning overnight. (Mirror Online) Click image to zoom.