Mark E. Smith (1957-2018)

  It was unfortunate to hear of the passing of singer, songwriter, and musician, Mark E. Smith, the frontman for the post-punk band, The Fall. Admittedly, I am still something of a novice to The Fall when it comes to their music, but I had always known that Smith was an admirer of the likes … Continue reading Mark E. Smith (1957-2018)

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The Grotesque Art of Eric Lacombe

Crow-Man.     Eric Lacombe is a contemporary French artist whose artwork, like many of the artists I love, explores the dark and strange side of the human condition, with figures with rotted, flaking skin and others in the process of changing into decaying animals. The highly detailed, mottled splendour reminds me of some of … Continue reading The Grotesque Art of Eric Lacombe