The role of this angel? To drop you off at Hell's gates. Well, that's the feeling I get from this freakishly beautiful wire sculpture by British artist Richard Stainthorp.
I would like to welcome you to the woods...though I doubt you will have seen woods such as this before. Eva Jospin, an artist based out of Paris cuts, layers and glues cardboard to create these impressive installations. The forest – an incarnation of nature in the wild – is above all the setting in … Continue reading Eva Jospin
The animated adaptation of Richard Adam's groundbreaking novel Watership Down - still one of my favourite reads, I highly recommend it - introduced me to the harsh realities of death when I was well under double figures. Despite the deep feeling of terror and intense grief that it installed when I was a young un, … Continue reading Black Rabbit of Inlé
I have been in mourning since the last episode of American Horror Story Freak Show aired a little while back. However, Freaks Circus, a Japanese duo who craft creepy-as-fuck handmade dolls have managed to lift my spirits somewhat.
Congratulations Philip Jackson. You are the rightful owner of every breath that leaves my body today.
I haven't been able to stop thinking about the work of Italian contemporary sculptor Livio Scarpella since I first encountered it a few days ago. His ghostly sculptures, craved from stone (extremely hard to believe) and embedded with crystals have a living human delicacy about them. I feel that if I were to place a … Continue reading Veiled Ghosts
After a few days of studying the art work of Erika Sanada, I'm still finding it hard to believe that her disturbing series 'Odd Things' has been crafted using ceramics. Her curious creatures are a reflection of her sensitive mind, her bitter childhood and current anxieties.