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Yongbo Zhao, Ruhendes Mädchen

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Samuel Araya, Capricorn and Mars

Lots of different influences seen in the works of Araya. Fuseli, Bocklin, Schiele, Klimt, Bosch, Redon, Beksinski. I’m not meaning to name drop at all here. These are artists I really recognize in his work, which really promotes fantasy art … Continue reading

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Against the Grain (À rebours ) by J. K. Huysmans

Read about the book/author here. This is an image I ran across that reminded me of this quote from the book about the main character, Esseintes, the anti-hero. “He desired colors whose expressiveness would be displayed in the artificial light of … Continue reading

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Weimar, Berlin: “City of Whores”

Otto Dix, German Expressionist, painted the dancer Anita Berber, in 1925 (see portrait in red). This image has documented her existence, which few of us today know of, but in her time in Weimar, Berlin, Berber was the essence of … Continue reading

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