I love art that tells a story. Chinese artist Jin Xingye captures single frames from dreamlike stories, each a moment of a larger implied narrative.
The Comics Journal recently posted their review of Dave Cooper’s new book, “Mudbite,” which they described as “abject fantasias of intense sexual anxiety rendered in Cooper’s compellingly repellent style.” I think that about sums it up. […]
‘Look at them,’ mother Troll said. ‘Look at my sons! You won’t find more beautiful trolls on this side of the moon’ (1915, watercolor) John Albert Bauer (4 June 1882 – 20 November 1918) was a […]
I’ve used several of these as title images, so it’s only fair Ms. Dvornikova, an artist from St. Petersburg, Russia, gets a post to herself. It looks like she has a book out now, too. […]
After coming across some references to Posadism, I recently got sucked into the art and philosophy of the ectocultures (my term). I don’t mean the Occupy movement or Anonymous, but the real deviants, people who […]
“Winter” by Jason Felix I have two files labeled “Characters” and “Settings” where I dump a lot of the art I find. Flipping through those images later is great inspiration. Sometimes I take bit and […]
Hugo Froelich created the following diagram, The Stages of Conventionalization, in 1905 for Keramic Studio Magazine. It proposes a hierarchy of representation, what’s sometimes called a mode of genre. Impressionism, for example, employs a decorative […]