William Mortensen, Woman with Skull, circa 1926 (via Hyperallergic).
René Rodriguez’s Día de los Muertos-inspired reimagining of Salvador Dali and Phillipe Halsman’s In Voluptus Mors. Body paint by Cheryl Ann Lipstreu.
18th Century Triple Headstone in Granary Burying Ground, Boston. Photographed by Corey Ann Balazowich, October 31, 2010 (via Pumpkin Rot).
Gillian Anderson in a Creature from the Black Lagoon-inspired photoshoot by Mark Seliger for Rolling Stone magazine, February 1997.
Thirteen decapitated soldiers, an early example of trick photography, photographer unknown, 1910 (via This is Colossal and The Metropolitan Museum of Art).
Inspired by a photo series by avant garde artist Sebastian Bieniek, this eye-catching makeup tutorial by Promise Phan is a surprisingly easy way to generate a room full of double-takes in less than fifteen minutes. Using basic products that you probably already… Read More ›
In the late 1960′s, New York-based photographer Arthur Tress got the idea to ask children about their dreams. The children described nightmares and fantasies so intriguing and otherworldly that Tress set about creating those dreams in real life, constructing the imagined scene and photographing it… Read More ›
Edie Campbell photographed by Tim Walker for Love Magazine (Spring/Summer 2014), London, 2013.