Art by Twins of Evil for the forthcoming blu-ray from Arrow Academy.
The laziest post of the year is invariably a review of the artists/designers/photographers featured on the weekend posts, so here’s another end-of-year list for you. Scroll down to see what caught my attention over the past twelve months.
Mass by Ron Mueck at the National Gallery of Victoria Triennial. Photo by Tom Ross.
French poster by Basha (Barbara Baranowska) for Andrzej Zulawski’s extraordinary Possession (1981).
I Had Sweet Company Because I Sought Out None. Collage by Helen Adam.
Still of an Alive Painting by Akiko Nakayama.
Japanese (?) poster for Liquid Sky (1982).
Lynd Ward again, and one of his illustrations for Frankenstein (1934).
Sultans of Swing by Samantha Muljat.
Arcadia-24 (1988) by Minoru Nomata.
Raven (2015), a metal sculpture by Taiichiro Yoshida.
States of Ecstasy 1 by K. Lenore Siner some of whose work may be seen in Witch-Ikon: An Exhibition of Contemporary Witchcraft Imagery at Mortlake & Company, Seattle.
Night Out, Shibuya, a photograph by Yoshito Hasaka. One of a remarkable series.
Male Nude, Leg Up (1952) by Horst. From a series of photo prints at Wessel + O’Connor Fine Art.
Outward Journeys is the second album on the Ghost Box label by The Belbury Circle (Belbury Poly with The Advisory Circle). As before, John Foxx is a guest vocalist, and as always, Julian House provides the graphic design.
The House by the Canal (1945) by Algernon Cecil Newton.
Memento Mori (2012) by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki.
Battistero della Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo (2017) by Mattia Mognetti.
Piazzetta San Marco by Moonlight (no date) by Friedrich Paul Nerly.
Human Nature by Esther Sarto.
Dandelion (2009) by Tomoko Kashiki.
Il Fascino Della Morte (1988) by Albin Brunovsky.
Stop-Motion Happening with The Focus Groop is a new album by The Focus Group (now a Groop, apparently, à la Stereolab) on the Ghost Box label. Design, as always, by Julian House.
The Constant Drumbeat of Terrible News (no date) by Allison Sommers.
A mural for Forest For The Trees, 2016, by Yoshi47.
The Future Vol.2 (2016) by f1x-2.
Threshold (2008) by Roku Sasaki.
An urban scene from Yotsuba&! by manga artist Kiyohiko Azuma.
Painted beetle (2016) by Akihiro Higuchi.
Ruth St Denis (2010) by Agnieszka Brzezanska.
Im Hag by ToiToiToi is Ghost Box 027. Poster and album design, as always, by Julian House.
Quería ser pájaro (1960) by Leonora Carrington.
The Dolly, Dolly Spy (1968).
The Critics (1927) by Henry Scott Tuke.
Table-Tipping Workshop at Rev. Jane’s House, Erie, Pennsylvania, 2014 by Shannon Taggart.
Herald on Griffin (1516-1518) from The Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian I series by Hans Burgkmair the Elder.
Transition H50 (2016) by Jessica Eaton.
Cover art by Wilson McLean, 1969.
The Masque of the Red Death (1932) by John Buckland Wright.
Dream Animal (1903) by Alfred Kubin.
Red Queen (no date) by Jo Brocklehurst.
Wasted Alice (2017) by Sonia Lazo.
Axiom Dub – Mysteries Of Creation (1996), a Bill Laswell production. Art by James Koehnline.
Sidhe, the white people of the Tuatha Dé Danann (1954) by Leonora Carrington.
La femme et le pantin (1909) by Ángel Zárraga.
Fountain (1917) by R. Mutt (Marcel Duchamp), and God (1917) by Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.