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The Art World is Too Safe Now: H.R. Giger has Died

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No. 217 from Brain Salad Surgery, © HR Giger, 1973. Cover for the album by Emerson, Lake and Palmer. The art world has become safer, less dangerous and less disturbing than it ought to be today. The giant in the night, H.R. Giger, has died, it is being reported. No. Just no. One of the [...]

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Knowledge Pupates

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Here on Symbiartic we’ve featured hundreds of fine artists, illustrators, photographers, sculptors, comic illustrators and cartoonists, jewellery-makers, dataviz designers since we began. So for this year’s September SciArt Blitz, Katie, Kalliopi and I are also going to share pieces of our own work. Without re-stating my whole bio, I’ll talk about plans for the future. [...]

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Invasive Species Inhabit Painting

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  Looking at Symbolist Master Gustave Moreau’s Orphée I am struck by something. No, not the exquisitely beautiful severed head. The two box turtles hanging out in the corner, trying to be under the radar. I may not be a cheloniologist, but l think those are North American Box Turtles. Or possibly Indian Star Tortoises. Indian [...]

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SciArt of the Day: The Seizure

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The great Symbolist draughtsman Max Klinger created this image as one of ten in a narrative series of etchings called, Paraphrase on the Discovery of a Glove, which follows the dreamy travels of a single lost glove. This second-last panel, The Seizure is remarkable in a couple of ways. Symbolists, like their artistic descendants the [...]

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