Archive for September, 2012

Monstrorum Historia

Posted in Art, Science with tags , , , , , , on September 24, 2012 by elgrayso

selections from Ulisse Aldrovani’s Monstorum Historia (History of Monsters), 1642

Aeron Alfrey

Posted in Art, Satan with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 17, 2012 by elgrayso

Aeron Alfrey is a very interesting artist who uses collage and photography to create his hauntingly detailed black and white worlds. His work reminds me of a modern Joel-Peter Witkin using Photoshop as his medium

Hidden Mother Photography

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , , on September 10, 2012 by elgrayso

This was a practice where the mother, often disguised or hiding, often under a spread, holds her baby tightly for the photographer to insure a sharply focused image. [from Hidden Mother Flickr group]

    You can see more hidden mother photography here.

Vintage Disney Costume

Posted in Other with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2012 by elgrayso

Disneyland is known for its fun friendly environment and cute costumed characters… well, apparently they weren’t always so cute.