This is a poster for the Kyoto Grand Exposition in Commemoration of the 1928 Imperial Coronation. Given the nationalist path Japan subsequently took, it’s hard not to read this as pure imperialist propaganda. And it […]
Kirby vs. Steranko
Digitally rendered scenes of terror by Russian artist Oleg Vdovenko, lit as if by a camera flash in the darkness. I find that cover image to be somewhat iconic of our time.
For eight and a half heady weeks, Kell worked as a sales rep for a liquor distributor, which was arguably the best job she ever had and probably ever could have. It was definitely the […]
It may seem odd in an era of “post-factualism” to question the value of skepticism. A commitment — we won’t call it an obsession — with proof and rules and facts seems like the perfect […]
English artist Trevor Brown, who works and resides in Japan, has planted his flag in the narrow hinterland between conventional pop surrealism and taboo paraphiliac erotica. paraphilia. [par″ah-fil´e-ah] a sexual disorder characterized by recurrent intense […]
The old ones are patient, and not so easily fooled. After the death of Solomon, wisest of rulers, the kingdom of the Hebrews was distributed equitably among his heirs, who distrusted each other as mightily […]