An absolutely beautiful catalog displaying the March 2011 exhibition of vintage silent film posters and modern art inspired by silent cinema. Among the diverse contemporary artists to contribute … more
The Union of Hope and Sadness written by Thomas Negovan is a beautifully haunting exploration of the artwork of modern symbolist painter Gail Potocki. The book features a great collection of her art spanning … more
Dave Mckean created some great artwork for these covers. The uniqueness of these covers comes from the original idea (at the time, as editor Karen Berger comments) of not featuring Sandman at every cover; … more
I saw this statue years ago when it toured the United States. Then last year I got to see it in Rome within St Peter's Basilica amongst the other great sculptures and was even more in awe of the artist's … more
I think investing in feeding your family good quality, healthy food without chemicals is the most important step in green living. But if you can afford other things like healthier bedding, by all means … more
I have long read online that there are a group of elephants somewhere in the world who are so clever that they know how to paint. Being somewhat of a realist, I was extremely skeptical about elephants … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about Adam and Eve.
March 15, 2011
Without a doubt, this is my favorite work of art by Dave McKean and probably the quintessential painted comic book cover. Featured originally on The Sandman: Book of Dreams short story collection in 1996 … more
One of Munch's most haunting images. Munch created two works with this same title, one of which was a painting, though I prefer this version. There's a melancholy delicacy to this lithograph that is unmatched. … more
Again, Rackham creates an indelible image based on Wagner's Ring Cycle. Thor, also called Donner, is presented here in all of his glory; his cape bellowing in the wind, his hammer held high, a look of … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about Freya.
November 03, 2010
The quintessential image of Robert E. Howard's pulp adventure hero Conan! Frazetta's work here is just exquisite. This is, undoubtedly, my favorite painting of his as well as one of my favorite works … more
Agatha Christie took Tennyson's words from the Lady of Shalott "the mirror crack'd from side to side" as the title of one of her novels. When she faced reality and looked out the window instead of at … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about Lady Lilith.
July 29, 2010