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NEW BOOK: SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm: All Souls Day Guest Post by Shannon Taggart

4 monthes ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

To celebrate All Souls Day today, I asked former Morbid Anatomy Museum artist and scholar in residence Shannon Taggart to write a guest post about her long term project documenting spiritualism, a religion in which devotees attempt to communicate with the souls of the dead.
Shannon is working on a book showcasing this body of work now; titled SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm, it will feature her own photographs along with many incredible antique spiritualist photographs. The foreword will be written by actor Dan Aykroyd (creator of the movie Ghostbusters and...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Morbid Anatomy Residency at Brooklyn's Historic Green-Wood Cemetery!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Morbid Anatomy Residency at Brooklyn's Historic Green-Wood Cemetery!

4 monthes ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

We are beyond delighted to announce that Morbid Anatomy has a found a temporary new home at Brooklyn's fabulous Green-Wood Cemetery !
The residency will be housed in The Cemetery's city landmark 1877 Fort Hamilton Gatehouse. In the attic will find a new iteration of the Morbid Anatomy Library. Downstairs will feature The Power of Images: Life, Death, and Rebirth, a new exhibition curated by Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier and Joanna Ebenstein and featuring artworks, artifacts and ephemera from the hand of Kahn and Selesnick , Dana Sherwood , Rebecca Purcell , Ryan Matthew Cohn , Shannon...
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Past Life: The Artwork of Candice Angelini; A New Film by Morbid Anatomy Museum Filmmaker in Residence Ronni Thomas

Past Life: The Artwork of Candice Angelini; A New Film by Morbid Anatomy Museum Filmmaker in Residence Ronni Thomas

4 monthes ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

Our good friend-and former filmmaker in residence at The Morbid Anatomy Museum-Ronni Thomas just launched his newest film, about the artwork of Candice Angelini. You can see the film above; you can also see it-along with many of Ronni's other excellent films-at The Midnight Archive .
Here is what Ronni has to say about the film; hope you enjoy!
When I was introduced to artist Candice Angelini it was like a flash of lightning. Her masks, dolls and head dress work were the type of uncanny, one of a kind creations I am in constant search of. And then I heard her story. I knew I needed to fly...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Follow Nectar-Hungry Birds as They Soar Through New Automated Flip Books by...

Follow Nectar-Hungry Birds as They Soar Through New Automated Flip Books by Juan Fontanive

Artist Juan Fontanive constructs ornithology-oriented flip books which constantly loop with the help of a few hand-built mechanics. The still images are sourced from 18th and... Read more ...

Luminescent Sculptures by Shih Chieh Huang Reference the Spectacular...

Luminescent Sculptures by Shih Chieh Huang Reference the Spectacular Attributes of Deep Sea Creatures

“T-24-L ” (2016-17), Mixed media, 12 x 14 x 14 feet, photo by Vince Ruvolo, all images courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York Taiwanese artist Shih Chieh... Read more ...

Sony RX0 II Action Camera Adds Internal 4K and a Tilting LCD

Sony RX0 II Action Camera Adds Internal 4K and a Tilting LCD

Sony has unveiled the Cyber-shot RX0 II, a followup to the RX0 action camera announced back in August 2017. The RX0 II is a durable camera fit for active lifestyles: it's... Read more ...

The Foolproof Way to Manage Revisions

The Foolproof Way to Manage Revisions

Clock Tower inside Melbourne Central, Australia.. Image Courtesy of SiteSupervisor “Are you looking at the latest revision?” This is just one of the many questions we... Read more ...

Peter Zumthor Reveals Revised LACMA Design for Los Angeles

Peter Zumthor Reveals Revised LACMA Design for Los Angeles

LACMA Expansion. Image Courtesy of Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partners / The Boundary Peter Zumthor has revealed more details of a paired-back design for the LACMA expansion in... Read more ...

Coal Hole: 1938

Coal Hole: 1938

September 1938. "Coal mining community near Welch, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. Read more ...

Island Friends / Advanced Architecture Lab + WIKI

Island Friends / Advanced Architecture Lab + WIKI

Room 3. Image © Arch-Exist Architects: Advanced Architecture Lab, WIKI Tech.Ltd Location: Wuhan, China Category: Houses Design Team: Wei Mu, Yingchun Zhang, Han Liu, Kekun Cai... Read more ...

New "Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary...

New "Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Field of Dreams" ©2019 Niki GulleyThree 48" x 36" canvases to form a 48" x 90" triptych textured oil painting on wrap around canvas Field of Dreams is inspired from the... Read more ...

Glenshaw Tourist Home: 1938

Glenshaw Tourist Home: 1938

September 1938. "Old private house, now a tourist home. Buckhannon, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. Read more ...

Remembering A Trip To Easter Island

Remembering A Trip To Easter Island

This week I'm taking a look back at an article I wrote in 2016 called, Easter Island: Photographing The Last Place On Earth. It is hard to believe it has been three years since... Read more ...