Grotesque

Comics!

The Obscene Comic That Got Its Artist Thrown in Jail Is Back

Mike Diana's 'Boiled Angel' rises again at Superchief Gallery LA.
DJ Pangburn
7.11.17
sculpture

Human and Animal Innards Expose Themselves in These Surgical Sculptures

Biological sculptor Olivier de Sagazan explores the borderlands between life and death in his bisected works.
DJ Pangburn
6.23.17
sculptures

Snarlingly Realistic Monster Sculptures Are a Devilish Delight

Connecticut artist Karen Main makes horrifying mutant and monster sculptures inspired by, of all things, the ocean and nature.
DJ Pangburn
6.20.17
monday insta illustrator

[NSFW] Meet Poopdick, Our New Tasteless, Ugly, Beautiful Imaginary Friend

The illustrator calling himself Ugly People is also responsible for an amputee condom and vomiting hipster dice.
Beckett Mufson
5.8.17
sculpture

[NSFW] After Looking at These Grotesque Sculptures, Try Sleeping Tonight

Colin Christian finds the perfect balance between dark, sexy, and absolutely terrifying.
DJ Pangburn
5.1.17
sculpture

[NSFW] Disturbing Fleshy Sculptures Imagine a Mutated Human Race

Italian sculptors Antonello Serra and Sara Renzetti breathe life into visions of humanity you dare not dream.
DJ Pangburn
4.29.17
miniatures

These Tiny Baby Head Sculptures Are Freaking Us Out

Always fascinated with “creepy-cute” art, Qixuan Lim makes unsettling yet adorable tiny sculptures.
DJ Pangburn
4.10.17
Art

100 Days of Fascinating Black, White, and Bloody GIF Art

Min Liu's tricolored cel animations range from the disturbing to the enrapturing.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.17
Art

Here's an Even Worse Take on the Human Centipede | Monday Insta Illustrator

Daniel Sherekin is like a body borror Bob Ross, with grotesque monsters instead of happy little trees.
Beckett Mufson
9.5.16
Film

Fuel Your Nightmares with Hyper-Surreal Digital Short 'Menetys'

3D artist Louis Crevier's interpretation of a poem about death is morbidly beautiful.
Beckett Mufson
5.15.15
Photo

The Grotesque Eroticism of William Mortensen's Lost Photography

Referred to as "the Antichrist" by Ansel Adams, this obscure 1930s art photographer pushed the bounds of commonly accepted photographic subject matter. Today, he's all but a footnote, but a recent monograph (and a feature in <a href="http://www.vice...
Larry Lytle
7.15.14
The Armpit of the Internet

Inside the Pus-Filled World of Zit-Popping Videos

Considering that sporting a leaky zit falls somewhere on the ladder of social taboos between eating your own boogers and gargling hobo cum, why do so many excruciatingly graphic videos of zit-popping become smash hits on YouTube?
Michelle Lhooq
1.9.14