Strange Stories from Another World (1952)
Magazine illustration, original in oil
Norman Saunders (1917 - 1989)

Strange Stories from Another World (1952)

Magazine illustration, original in oil

Norman Saunders (1917 - 1989)

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Film still with stop motion animation
Directed by Nathan H. Juran (1907 - 2002), animated and produced by Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)
Part II of my posts in honour of Ray Harryhausen. RIP

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

Film still with stop motion animation

Directed by Nathan H. Juran (1907 - 2002), animated and produced by Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)

Part II of my posts in honour of Ray Harryhausen. RIP

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Film still with stop motion animation
Directed by Don Chaffey (1917 - 1990), animated by Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)
Ray Harryhausen died today, aged 92. RIP.

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Film still with stop motion animation

Directed by Don Chaffey (1917 - 1990), animated by Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)

Ray Harryhausen died today, aged 92. RIP.

whatdaheart:

Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

whatdaheart:

Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

(via mementomementomori)

blacktout asked: I am absolutely in love with this blog (as you may have realized). Thanks for posting all of this amazing art!

Thank you! And I’ll take this opportunity to apologise for the lack of posts recently, I’ve had a lot of work on but should get back on track soon! :-)

Dead Sentry in the Trench from The War (1924)
Etching and drypoint
Otto Dix (1891 - 1969)

Dead Sentry in the Trench from The War (1924)

Etching and drypoint

Otto Dix (1891 - 1969)

Athlete from A New Dance of Death (1947)
Pen and ink
Alfred Kubin (1877 - 1959)

Athlete from A New Dance of Death (1947)

Pen and ink

Alfred Kubin (1877 - 1959)

Punch and Judy II Birth & Life & Sex & Death (1985)
Gouache and pencil on paper
Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)

Punch and Judy II Birth & Life & Sex & Death (1985)

Gouache and pencil on paper

Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)

The Death of Marat (1906 - 1907)
Lithograph
Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)

The Death of Marat (1906 - 1907)

Lithograph

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)

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