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John Balance (Coil) ... Drawings from Bright Lights and Cats With No Mouths ~ The Art of John Balance Collected
The first ever extensive overview of art (drawings, paintings and sketches) created by John Balance.
The artworks featured in the book are both finished elaborate hallucinatory pieces as well as quick sketches with a good sprinkling of Balance’s often underestimated humour.
Homages to idols and inspirations next to idiosyncratic magical dreamscapes
executed in a wide variety of styles and mediums
Compiled by Liam Thomas and Thighpaulsandra - with text by
Val Denham and Jeremy Reed.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Woodcuts attributed to Albrecht Durer. Illustrations from the book
Stulifera navis (Ship of fools) by Sebastian Brant, published by
Johann Bergmann in Basel in 1498
Five Foolish Virgins
The Ship of Sight
Fools far, near and Forever
He Who Judges Others
Of Gods Plagues and Punishments
The Ship of Touch
Of Scorned Joy
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Book illustration from ''Myths of Hindus and Buddhists'' by Ananda K Coomearaswamy and Sister Nivedita, 1913
Garuda by Nandalal Bose
Dhruva by Asit Kumar Haldar
Dhruva, a young devotee of Vishnu, was blessed with eternal existence and glory as the Pole Star.
Pururavas by Khitindra Nath Mazumdar
Pururavas was the first king of the Aila dynasty and a mythological entity associated with the sun and the dawn.
The asceticism of Uma by Nandalal Bose
Kaliya Damana by Khitindra Nath Mazumdar
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The earliest documented example of skeletal imagery in Mexico’s literary culture is thought to be the etchings accompanying the tragicomic protonovel, La Portentosa vida de la muerte, published in 1792 by Fray Joaquín Bolaños and illustrated by Francisco Agüera
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Sunday, March 10, 2013
the classic Magia naturalis et innaturalis was known to Johann W. von Goethe, who, like Gotthold Lessing, saw Faust's pursuit of knowledge as noble; in Goethe's great Faust the hero is redeemed.