Peter Paul Rubens. The Fall of the Damned, 1620.
THE SPIDER ONE this is crazy cool
this is the most beautiful thing I have EVER SEEN
A compilation of Edward Gorey and his rather gothic poems and illustrations.
Well that was disturbing in a nice way
like the darker more twisted version of Shel Silverstein
you blew through me like bullet holes left stains on my sheets and stains on my soul
South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called Destruction/Creation, which features images of gorgeous “sculptures” formed from paint swirling in water. He uses photo manipulation to form delicate figures in the billows of paint, creating stunning portraits.
There’s something eerily beautiful about Goldsworthy’s snow and ice sculptures… I can’t quite put my finger on it (just as well, as I imagine it’d get very cold). There’s a quiet serenity about them that I simply love, and have loved for many years. I’d imagine that stumbling across one of them would be like walking into a snippet of space that had bled through from another world. It is not out of place, yet it is clearly there by purpose. It’s wondrous but at the same time, a little somber… None of these marvels exist anymore, having succumb to the ravages of the sun and wind, and the relentless march of time, as all things shall…