mythology

4.13.18

Let Foehammer's Sludgy Doom Take You on a Voyage to Middle Earth

Stream the fantastical new album from these North Virginia doomhaulers, out now via Australopithecus Records.

12.5.16

Artist Uses 150-Year-Old Photography Technique to Create These Chilling Images

Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.

10.30.16

Al Capone, Bloodthirsty Mobster, Was Actually an Alright Dad

While Al Capone's criminal life has been written about endlessly, his personal life is still a mystery. A new book explores what the gangster was like beyond his profession.

6.17.16

A Myth of Two Souls

The epic story of a prince and princess in exile unfolds in this ethereal series by photographer Vasantha Yogananthan.

6.2.16

Meet the Performance Artist Transforming into Mythical Trolls

Donning a mask, riding a hoverboard, and playing the flute, Norwegian Tori Wrånes gives a whole new meaning to the term "trolling."

5.18.16

The Legend of Zelda, Link and the Mythos of Milk

1998's 'Ocarina of Time' is an amazing game that only gets better the deeper you analyse it. Case in point: the role of Lon Lon Milk.

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5.17.16

Sci-Fi Paintings Show How Strange Being a Tween Girl Is

Artist Lori Nelson paints today's tweens into a world of yetis and folklore-inspired ghouls.

3.16.16

Biology and Mythology Meet in Psychedelic Sculptures

'When Two Are In One' features 11 specially commissioned sculptures by Matthew Ronay that explore reproduction, the human body and more.

11.2.15

​Why the Urban Legend of the Jersey Devil Won't Die

How a rivalry between Benjamin Franklin and another publisher sparked a rumour that's endured for more than 200 years.

9.22.15

Inside Matthew Barney’s Solid Gold Shit Show

When it comes to Matthew Barney’s latest six-hour film, the real stars are the family of monumental sculptures that inspired and starred in it.

9.3.15

Delving Into The Drexciyan Deep: The Essential James Stinson

One half of Drexciya passed away 13 years ago today. Join us in a celebration of his life and his work.

8.24.15

Observe Your Own Death at the Shaman Art Show

Get in touch with the spirits of good and evil at 'Lexicon Infernali' at the Stephen Romano Gallery's new Bushwick location.

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