Tags: blood, bodily art, body art, body painting, creepy, dark, distorted bodies, eerie, emotive, evisceration, expressive, flour-white flesh, grotesque, hyperreal, insanity, macabre, psychological horror, realism, red, red and white, surreal, textured, tortured bodies, unnaturally colored flesh, visceral, wound
In this series of ceramic sculptures, artist Jessica Harrison undermines and perverts the kitschy sentimentality of porcelain figurines by “breaking” them, casting a macabre twist on the familiar decorative art form. 19th-century ladies with vacantly blithe expressions hold their own severed, gory-edged head in their lap, gaily dangle their bloody eyeballs above them, and with fleshless, skeletal face recline daintily on a chaise longue. I would love to have these doll-sculptures in my home, they are such clever miniature subversions of prim and happy porcelain figurines, having a dimension of interest that the traditional harmlessly sweet figurines never possess.
Tags: blood, ceramics, conceptual, dolls, evisceration, exposed anatomy, figurines, gory, installation art, macabre, porcelain, sculptures, sinister arts and crafts, skeleton, victorian, weird sculptures
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A beautiful life-size sculpture/costume design by CL Martin.
Check out this amazing street art by Roa that changes depending on what angle you’re looking at it from:
I have a sort of thing for stylized, whimsical, skinned/medical/anatomical-themed rabbits, so I really like this.
Nomi Chi is a talented artist/tattooist out of Vancouver, B.C. Her work combines female and animal figures in a bizarre, sinuous, whimsical, and wispy luxurious style. Animal skulls, eviscerated furry creatures, and surreal woman/animal combinations are dominant themes. Languorous, morbidly lovely and erotic, sometimes tender, her sketches and paintings are both casual and mythical, and creepily delicious. Here’s a selection of her art:
I have this hanging up as a print on the wall of my bedroom.
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