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Southern ghosts

Medical illustration of a hermaphrodite

Illustration of a hermaphrodite from Aurora Consurgens, 15th century

Putting a Hex on Hitler: LIFE Goes to a ‘Black Magic’ Party in 1941

Read more: Adolf Hitler Gets Hexed: Photos From a ‘Black Magic’ Party in 1941 | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/curiosities/putting-a-hex-on-hitler-life-goes-to-a-black-magic-party-in-1941/#ixzz2z8El0mJ0

Anatomy, Yasmin Liang

(Source: nevver, via werckmeister)

katyart:

The Dreadful Wind and Rain, gouache and flashe on paper, 12” x 12”, 2013 (click to see larger)


My illustration of the Murder Ballad Wind and Rain, also known as The Twa Sisters



correspondance:

By Justin Plakas

Takeoff
Mixed Media /// 37 x 44 /// 2012

(via holdadesertfeelitshand)

"Just about 50 years ago, in the fall of 1964, LIFE magazine published what must have felt to the venerable weekly’s long-time readers like a strikingly weird feature. Titled “Real Witches at Work,” the piece included photographs of modern-day British pagans — doctors, housewives, nurses, teachers — celebrating their ancient rites, dancing around fires and generally behaving like perfectly normal, faithful worshippers of the sun, the moon and Mother Nature have been acting for thousands of years."

Read more: Real Witches at Work: Photos of English Pagans in the 1960s | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/curiosities/real-witches-photos-of-english-pagans/#ixzz2ywn3Nicv

"Just about 50 years ago, in the fall of 1964, LIFE magazine published what must have felt to the venerable weekly’s long-time readers like a strikingly weird feature. Titled “Real Witches at Work,” the piece included photographs of modern-day British pagans — doctors, housewives, nurses, teachers — celebrating their ancient rites, dancing around fires and generally behaving like perfectly normal, faithful worshippers of the sun, the moon and Mother Nature have been acting for thousands of years."

Read more: Real Witches at Work: Photos of English Pagans in the 1960s | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/curiosities/real-witches-photos-of-english-pagans/#ixzz2ywn3Nicv

David Tibet as a kid

jahsonic:

In search of sexual symbolism in medieval art, I find Wound of Christ, Psalter and Prayer book of Bonne de Luxembourg (1345).

“… In this image, Christ’s wound is both seal and vagina …” —Constructing Medieval Sexuality.

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