"East of the Moon" (1884)
Probably my favorite artist of all time, JC Leyendecker. That fabric and the cross hatching with paint makes me weak in the knees.
BODIES & SKULLS
The New Cruelty is a unique creative production agency based in New York. - “A series of still-life images featuring preserved human skulls, bodies and various internal organs.”
Animals are also victims of war – and in Congo, that means the beautiful okapi AKA Forest Giraffe
The alert about the okapi follows a new assessment of its population in its only home, the rainforests of the eastern side of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. For nearly 20 years, this region has been one of the most dangerous places on earth, for humans and for animals both, ever since the 1994 Hutu-Tutsi genocide in Rwanda spilled over the border into the DRC and sparked continuous conflict between the government and a shifting assortment of rebel groups, in what became known as “Africa’s world war”.
Read on: Nature Studies
The Gashadokuro are such a cool folklore concept.
My favorite thing is this idea that they somehow are able to silently stalk people despite being almost 100-foot tall skeletons, because no one looks up.
French male models Maël & Francis in an african vintage setting for FASHIZBLACK Magazine’s november 2013 issue. Shot by Ernest Collins.
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