Weird Persian Demons 🔥 While perusing Public Domain Review, I came across this post chock-full of trippy demon illustrations! Some are rather amusing, to say the least: “These watercolours come from a bound manuscript written by a rammal — or soothsayer — in Isfahan, Iran.” Not all of the 56 painted illustrations in the manuscript…
Haunting the Dusty Shelves with Wickedmama 💀 Auction Edition It’s no surprise to some of you that I love to haunt the bookstores, antique stores, auctions and any dusty old roadside place where I might find something interesting! During the pandemic, I started following auctions on the Liveauctioneers site, mostly just window-shopping and mentally curating…
Lot 0432 Details | Auction ends April 14, 2021 Description This is a rare limited edition ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW MOVIE Art piece. Hand signed by the artist Ben G. The picture can not capture the spectacular psychedelic look and feel of these. It pops right out at you and there is so much depth….
View from Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn : Brooklyn’s famous Green-Wood #Cemetery at sunset. Conceived in tones of black and white for reproduction, this watercolor features the Gothic-style entrance arch at center.
A New ‘Library of Esoterica’ #Book art book publisher Taschen explores the art & counterculture of #tarot. Read More >>
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Collects Horror Memorabilia | obsessive collector of vintage horror memorabilia – his collection has been on display in museums, airports, his own book and his own #horror festival. #promotehorror #metallica
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Memento Mori jewelry is the name given to sixteenth through eighteenth-century jewelry that was created as a reminder of the inevitability of death and the need to live piously. Read More >>
A “Spirited” Collection – Spirit Photography at the American Antiquarian Society This month, when the occult is most heavily sought after in popular culture, we made a small collection accessible which examines death, the afterlife, photography, technology, and (naturally) print culture. AAS’s impressive collection of stereocard views includes a subset categorized as “Ghost” images. This…
The Torment of Saint Anthony by Michaelangelo  This is the first known painting by Michelangelo, described by his earliest biographers and believed to have been painted when he was twelve or thirteen years old.
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Diableries were made exclusively in France, beginning in the 1860s, and continuing on until around 1900.
Wicked 🧛🏻♀️ scenes from Wickedmama’s house… where it’s basically Halloween year-round here.
Featured Horror Art of the Day: The artist known as “Welderwings” is among my current favorites. This is modern artist creating beautiful surrealist gothic art. Among their pieces, you’ll find skulls, skeletons, ravens, eyeballs (yes, EYEBALLS!), lots of mixed mediums in a gothic/horror setting. The above is just one example of a recent piece. For…
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