I am constantly amazed by what artists art collectors and art lovers call grosteque. I call myself a painter of the grosteque and while I know art is subjective it bothers me when I see a painter swish a face around define one part mostly always the eye and that is called grotesque. I think I have a much more severe idea what the word actually entails. . . . #grotesque #sundaythoughts

I am constantly amazed by what artists art collectors and art lovers call grosteque. I call myself a painter of the grosteque and while I know art is subjective it bothers me when I see a painter swish a face around define one part mostly always the eye and that is called grotesque. I think I have a much more severe idea what the word actually entails. . . . #grotesque #sundaythoughts

Psychiatry: Erase the Unique Individual ~ Since none of the 300 official mental disorders has any defining physical test for diagnosis, there is no proof they exist. Period. ~ “Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque. ” ~ U.G. Krishnamurti

Psychiatry: Erase the Unique Individual ~ Since none of the 300 official mental disorders has any defining physical test for diagnosis, there is no proof they exist. Period. ~ “Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque. ” ~ U.G. Krishnamurti

Visionary, mystical, allegorical, moral bitter, ironic, caustic, sarcastic since the grotesque, introverted narcissist but also polemically aggressive, obsessed with a persecution complex. So you can define James Ensor (1860-1949), abnormal but vital figure in modern art, the great forerunner of Expressionism and beyond

Visionary, mystical, allegorical, moral bitter, ironic, caustic, sarcastic since the grotesque, introverted narcissist but also polemically aggressive, obsessed with a persecution complex. So you can define James Ensor (1860-1949), abnormal but vital figure in modern art, the great forerunner of Expressionism and beyond

Defining J-Horror: The erotic, grotesque ‘nonsense’ of Edogawa Rampo BY EUGENE THACKER

Defining J-Horror: The erotic, grotesque 'nonsense' of Edogawa Rampo

Defining J-Horror: The erotic, grotesque ‘nonsense’ of Edogawa Rampo BY EUGENE THACKER

“If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.” Amy Tan

“If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.” Amy Tan

Monster Menagerie: Covens of Chaos   a short discussion on coven magic, arguably one of the defining characteristics of hags before delving into the latest addition to the roster of evil crones, the disgusting Bangungot (CR 6): Terribly obese, these grotesque creatures have lost their teeth and can vomit up the bones of the poor unfortunates they have consumed to obey their every whim as undead servitors or support them, when their spear-like nails don't do the job alone. Very cool! The…

Monster Menagerie: Covens of Chaos a short discussion on coven magic, arguably one of the defining characteristics of hags before delving into the latest addition to the roster of evil crones, the disgusting Bangungot (CR 6): Terribly obese, these grotesque creatures have lost their teeth and can vomit up the bones of the poor unfortunates they have consumed to obey their every whim as undead servitors or support them, when their spear-like nails don't do the job alone. Very cool! The…

Dam str8 skippy! I should have muscles the size of one of those grotesque body builders. The ones that have defined all their muscles not just folks in the gym 7days a week. Personally most guys with muscles are a turn off for me but I know other females that love guys with a 6pack. Some guys look great with muscles Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Joe Montagliano (sp? prolly butchered his last name), Alexander Skarsgard etc. but I like bellies aka a pillow for watching TV. Or use to be before we…

Dam str8 skippy! I should have muscles the size of one of those grotesque body builders. The ones that have defined all their muscles not just folks in the gym 7days a week. Personally most guys with muscles are a turn off for me but I know other females that love guys with a 6pack. Some guys look great with muscles Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Joe Montagliano (sp? prolly butchered his last name), Alexander Skarsgard etc. but I like bellies aka a pillow for watching TV. Or use to be before we…

Graham Ingels (7 June 1915  4 April 1991 USA) was a comics artist best known for his work on horror... Graham Ingels (7 June 1915  4 April 1991 USA) was a comics artist best known for his work on horror titles for EC Comics in the 1950s. His career began in the early 1940s at Fiction House where he drew and painted covers and illustrations for their pulp magazines. He was soon drawing for their comic book titles as well such as Planet Comics and Wings Comics. In 1947 he because an editor for…

Graham Ingels (7 June 1915 4 April 1991 USA) was a comics artist best known for his work on horror... Graham Ingels (7 June 1915 4 April 1991 USA) was a comics artist best known for his work on horror titles for EC Comics in the 1950s. His career began in the early 1940s at Fiction House where he drew and painted covers and illustrations for their pulp magazines. He was soon drawing for their comic book titles as well such as Planet Comics and Wings Comics. In 1947 he because an editor for…

Extraordinary and elaborately fanciful hand-painted details define this unique painted Italian table, purchased at auction in Milan. Early 20th-century and exquisitely aged by time with some restoration. Grotesque motifs may have been inspired by Uffizi murals.

Extraordinary and elaborately fanciful hand-painted details define this unique painted Italian table, purchased at auction in Milan. Early 20th-century and exquisitely aged by time with some restoration. Grotesque motifs may have been inspired by Uffizi murals.

Carolina d'Ayala Valva photo Grotesque-is defined as the decorative art of combining human and animal forms with scrollwork and foliage. Lik...

Carolina d'Ayala Valva photo Grotesque-is defined as the decorative art of combining human and animal forms with scrollwork and foliage. Lik...

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