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Re: Art
October 23, 2007, 11:08:24 AM
The first is the cover for DEMOLITION HAMMER - Epidemic of Violence.


Re: Art
October 23, 2007, 12:05:08 PM
I always thought this was familiar:

Re: Art
December 20, 2007, 07:36:51 AM
favourite of mine.


Re: Art
December 20, 2007, 08:13:30 AM


Lady Godiva, by John Collier (filename  ;))

Re: Art
December 26, 2007, 04:20:18 PM
I want to make her full of babies.

Re: Art
December 26, 2007, 08:21:04 PM
I want to make her full of babies.

with some Waterhouse ladies also

Even though you might have seen a lot of these, they still are beautiful paintings.

Re: Art
January 03, 2008, 11:36:38 AM
I've always associated the best of metal with the concept of the mandala or the yantra:

More precisely, perhaps, the geometric sppeal of Islamic art parallels the organic patterns portrayed in quality metal music:

Re: Art
January 03, 2008, 07:51:41 PM
In another thread, someone gave a link to Jos. A. Smith's blog, the guy that made Bathory's first album cover and that will make the art for the next Averse Sefira one. Some pretty interesting stuff, the train ones along with "Shaman's head" are especially striking.

Prison Train

The Inca Trainwall

the Storm

Shaman's Head

and Bathory

Re: Art
January 20, 2008, 02:37:50 PM
Egon Schiele


Interesting, often minimalist, paintings of unusual postures viewed from unusual angles.

Re: Art
April 22, 2008, 11:53:08 AM

Re: Art
April 22, 2008, 06:17:35 PM
Motif design I made for an assignment, partially inspired by Immortal's "Battles in the North":

Re: Art
April 23, 2008, 03:52:19 PM
Optical art, fractals, et al can be fascinating, but those who seem to be most fascinated by this sort of art tend to be math majors. On the whole, it evokes kaleidoscopes, LSD, and fireworks; conversely, I find profundity in works with more color, vibrancy, and emotional content.

Edit: ARC seems to have a problem with linking to specific images, so here are a few non-ARC scans.

John Atkinson Grimshaw:

Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky:

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio:

I think it may have already been posted, but a reminder:

ARC - The Art Renewal Center

Re: Art
April 27, 2008, 08:32:20 PM
Ah, 18th-19th century German nationalist art. It's...inspiring:

Caspar David Friedrich


I don't know.  He sounds fairly metal to me.

Winter Landscape With Church

Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog

Graveyard Under Snow

I love the work of Friedrich.  His work makes me feel serene and is a true breath of fresh air from rather insane world.  I'd love to hear some quality black metal or other neoclassical music that takes inspiration from his art.

Re: Art
April 29, 2008, 07:47:34 PM
Six Paintings with the same name, Six takes on
The Temptation of St. Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch

Salvador Dali

Max Ernst

Pieter Bruegel

Paul CÚzanne

Kieth Wigdor

Re: Art
May 06, 2008, 01:26:07 PM
what amazing artwork. I am seriously floored by all these artists.