Fathomless Sounding (1932) by Gertrude Hermes.
This should have been the last post of the year but Ken Murphy’s film made a more fitting end. This is still the laziest post of the year, however, being a review of the artists/designers/photographers from 50 or so weekend posts. Scroll down to see what caught my attention over the past twelve months.
Untitled drawing by Jean Gourmelin.
Cover by Valentine Hugo for Contes Bizarres (1933) by Achim d’Arnim. See Hugo’s interior illustrations here.
One of Faig Ahmed‘s melted Azerbaijani rugs.
Les Hanel I by Pierre Molinier. There’s more at The Forbidden Photo-Collages of Pierre Molinier.
Behind by Lisa Wassmann.
Thomas Ligotti photographed by Jennifer Gariepy.
Chimère du soir (1961) by Leonor Fini. Réalisme irréel is an exhibition of Fini’s work currently running at the Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco.
Keepers of the Moon by Bill Crisafi.
Untitled painting by Jen Ray.
El Hotel Satina (2006) by Oscar Sanmartin.
Sunday by Amanda Elledge.
Beautiful Void: Holy Void II (2015) by Andy Diaz Hope.
A painting from the Projekt Babelturm series by Wessi.
No Passing (1954) by Kay Sage.
Environment Transformer/Flyhead Helmet by Haus-Rucker-Co (1968). From Hippie Modernism at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
Cover design for UFOs and Extra-Terrestrials in History (four vols, 1978) by Yves Naud.
Grosses Wasser (1979) by Cluster. Cover art by Dieter Moebius.
Black Fever (2010) by Polly Morgan.
Spine and cover art by John Schoenherr for the first American edition of Dune, 1965.
Stonehenge Suite, No.10 (1977) by Malcolm Dakin.
Dancing Horse (1972) by Tadashi Nakayama.
You’ll Never Be Alone, Even In Death (2014) by Stacey Rozich.
Salome (2013) by Lucie Hardie.
Bachelor with “demons” (Sleezy) [sic] (2015) by Elijah Burgher. One of a new series of artworks by Burgher showing at Zieher Smith & Horton, NYC.
The Endlessness (2012) by Emma Bennett.
Simon Stålenhag‘s SF artwork will be published in book form if funding is secured. In the future everything will be crowdfunded for 15 minutes.
The Nine of Swords by Pamela Colman Smith, and the same card from The Ghetto Tarot, a Haitian deck created by photographer Alice Smits and Haitian art group Atis Rezistans.
Of a Neophyte, and How the Black Art Was Revealed unto Him by the Fiend Asomuel. Aubrey Beardsley for the Pall Mall Magazine, 1893.
Gatefold sleeve for Love, Death and the Lady (1970) by Shirley & Dolly Collins. Photo by Allan Willmoth. No designer credited.
A painting by Stephen Mackey.
Waiting by Liz Brizzi.
Beliel (2013) by Dan Quintana.
Untitled artwork by Melinda Gebbie.
The Dreamers (2013) by Kate Baylay, from Seven Gothic Tales by Isak Dinesen.
Encounter with the Priestess by Robert Buratti.
Love Hunter by Victo Ngai.
First English-language edition of Hard to Be a God, 1973. Cover design by Alan Peckolick.
MMOB :: Far West (2013) by Alison Scarpulla.
Genesia (2011) by Bette Burgoyne.
Ghost in the Machine (2012) by Hope Kroll.
A drawing by Lucille Clerc.
The Death of Chatterton (2014) by Kehinde Wiley.