Virginia Mori’s Macabre Illustrations As Gucci Fashion

I’m a big fan of the illustrative work of Virginia Mori. An Italian artist and animator whose drawings are reminiscent of Edward Gorey in terms of the macabre subject matter and monochromatic sketching style – only they’re executed in a more graceful manner and not accompanied by words.

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Haunting Photographic-based Digital Art by Ransom & Mitchell

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Last year around Halloween I treated you to the freakishly fabulous side show art of Ransom & Mitchell. Given that their work is perfectly suited to this time of year, I wanted to share with you more of their hauntingly beautiful photographic-based digital art. Read more

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The Gothic Art of Toon Hertz – 25 Bewitching Examples

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Belgian born artist Toon Hertz keeps his real name a secret, but luckily not his work. His digitally manipulated images combine photography with illustration to result in surreal and dark, but sweet portraits. With their big eyes and tiny noses, his subjects resemble Bratz dolls if Tim Burton were to design them. Read more

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Haunting Taxidermy Doll Sculptures by Stefanie Vega Make The Perfect Halloween Post.

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Dolls, in general, freak me out. As they do many people. So do clowns, birds, bones and taxidermy. Now, combine all of those and you have the haunting mixed media sculptures of Brooklyn born, now Venice, California-based artist Stefanie Vega. Read more

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X-Ray and Anatomical Stained Glass Windows by Wim Delvoye

Stained Glass Windows by Wim Delvoye

In his ongoing series of Gothic works, initiated in 1999, Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, about whose tattooed pigs I have blogged about in the past, created some very unusual stained-glass windows and sculptural works made of steel, lead, glass and actual x-rays. Read more

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The Magnificently Macabre Photography of Miss Lakune.

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If Heaven and Hell could be combined in an artistic photograph, the beautiful and talented Miss Lakune, has done so with her ethereally disturbing Gothic photographs. The perfect images for the month in which Halloween lies, her work is both simultaneously repelling and compelling. Read more

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A Halloween Treat: Villafane Studio’s Phenomenal Pumpkins

Ray Villafane is visionary and patriarch of Phoenix, Arizona’s Villafane Studios, one of whose specialties is carving incredibly impressive, phenomenal pumpkins. They also create jaw-dropping sand sculptures, props and toys. Read more

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