Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wicked art

Henry Weston Keen
Skull Crowned with Snakes and Flowers, for the Duchess of Malfi and the White Devil by John Webster, 1918–35.
Hans Baldung aka Hans Baldung Grien,
The Witches' Sabbath, 1510.
Odilon Redon
"Death: It Is I Who Makes You Serious; Let Us Embrace", The Temptation of St. Antony, 1896.

Heinrich Aldegrever
Ornamental Design with a Bat in the Center, 1550.

Cornelis Cort
Tityus Punished in Hell, 16th century.

Wenceslaus Hollar aka Wenzel Vaclav .
Old Woman, from the Dance of Death, 1651.

Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770).
Beauty with Demons, 18th century
Nightmare; Witches and Old Women, ca. 1819
Inrō with Crows on Tree in Moonlight, 18th–19th century.
Honoré Daumier
Council of War, 1872
"The Infernal Library" , attributed to Habert.

Antique Statue of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, 18th Century, Central Italy.
Barthel Beham
Child with Three Skulls, early 16th century.
Totoya Hokkei
Woman in the Rain at Midnight Driving a Nail into a Tree to Invoke Evil on Her Unfaithful Lover,
19th century.
Giovanni Ambrogio Figino
Nude Demon Encircled by a Serpent, after Michelangelo's Last Judgment;
and Other Figure Studies (recto); Figure Studies (verso), 1548–1608.

John Sloan
The Shell of Hell!, 1939

Yamantaka, Destroyer of the God of Death, early 18th century.
Wenceslaus Hollar aka Wenzel Vaclav.
Right Profile of the Skull, 1645.
There it goes (Allá vá eso)
Katsukawa Shunshō
The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX in the Role of Ko-kakeyama
and O-tani Hiroji III in the Role of Kōga Saburō, ca. 1771.
After Hans Baldung aka Hans Baldung Grien

Gustav Doré
Chamunda, the Horrific Destroyer of Evil, 10th–11th century. India.
Anonymous, French,
The Ghost of the King Appearing to Soldiers, from Hamlet, 19th century
Unknown. [Group of Thirteen Decapitated Soldiers], ca. 1910.
Jan Brueghel the Younger
Aeneas and the Sibyl in the Underworld, 1630s
Jusepe de Ribera aka Lo Spagnoletto
Studies of Two Ears and of a Bat.
Aelbert Bouts
Head of Saint John the Baptist on a Charger, first quarter of the 16th century.
Unknown, French.
[Scene of Murder and Decapitation], ca. 1870.

Style of Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, ca. 1550–60).
Christ's Descent into

Barthel Beham
Dead Child with Four Skulls, mid 17th century.

George Fuller
And She Was a Witch, 1877–84.
Arnold Böcklin
Island of the Dead, 1880

Henry Fuseli aka Johann Heinrich Füssli
The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches, 1796

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Kai Fagerström

Finnish photographer Kai Fagerström presents unique photo series, where he captures wild animals making themselves comfortable in abandoned houses in the woods of Finland.