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Weird Art Month: Justin Bartlett

By Sam Reeve

I hope everyone is having a very metal Christmas! I’m sitting in my dark house listening to Ulver. ‘Tis the season!

Justin Bartlett’s art is completely appropriate for this blackest of days and I just can’t get enough of it. His style is inspired by that of Nick Blinko of Rudimentary Peni (an equally amazing artist that you should totally check out). Justin has done work for bands like SUNN O))), Gorgoroth, Job For A Cowboy and Earache Records, and has appeared in publications like Vice Magazine and Adbusters Norway. See more of his work here.

Twisted Tuesdays: Creepy Animation Film Festival


Time to visit the Bizarro part of youtube again, this time exploring the wonderful world of creepy animation. There are some talented, twisted animators out there. Enjoy!

If you have a favorite twisted animation, please share it in the comments. I recommend everything by M dot Strange and Cyriak!


Weekly Weird Art: Santiago Caruso

by Sam Reeve

Santiago Caruso is a young artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Most of his work is odd, dark and creepy, and has appeared on the covers of horror books and on several albums. Caruso is currently exhibiting at the Last Rites Gallery in New York, and the Museo de America in Madrid.

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Day 31: Dariusz Zawadzki

By Sam Reeve

Today mark’s the last of Weird Art Month for 2012. We survived both the apocalypse and Shitmas together, and are now hurtling into 2013, towards unknown adventures and misfortunes! Thanks to all who’ve followed along with us this month, and keep watch every Saturday for a Weekly Weird Art post.

At some point this week I’ll get around to rounding up all the artists and listing them on one page with all the links.



Dariusz Zawadzki was born in NW Poland. Check out his seldom updated website here, or his deviantART profile here.






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gorgon by dariusz zawadzki



Day 15: Wiesław Wałkuski

By Sam Reeve

You may be able to tell from the name that Wiesław Wałkuski is Polish. Last year, when featuring Zdzisław Beksiński, I looked up Polish phonetics and how to read the language so that I could say his name right. This knowledge has come in handy once again! SO, it’s said approximately like Vee-swav Vaw-kuski. The W is like the German one in that it’s a V sound, and the weird L with the slash through it is a W sound.

And now that that’s out of the way…Wiesław was born in 1956 in Poland. He studied graphic design at the Warsaw Academy of Art and now works as a poster designer and freelance artist. He’s actually won a ton of awards for his amazing and strange posters for both theatre productions and films.

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