Altar, Shrine, Memento Mori. They may be as simple as a tiny matchbox or a Sacred Circle -- or as elaborate as the Taj Mahal or the Great Pyramid. Altars and shrines have been created in nearly every culture and
Somewhere between life and death, in a liminal space of melancholia and dark beauty lies the work of Dylan Garrett Smith. The Pennsylvania-based artist creates stunning pieces that explore nature's fragile cycle of bloom and decay. Smith's website describes him as: "An
Emil Melmoth crafts medical anomalies with a distinctly Catholic symbology that are incredibly disturbing yet impeccably, gorgeously detailed. Who can resist a bloody good sculpture, anyway?
Looking for the next book that'll keep you up late, reading under the covers? These Dear Darkling staff picks are worth the inevitable paper cuts. Here's what we're reading this month.
With the turn of a crank or the flick of a switch, the layered and intricate art of Jamie Winn comes to life, spinning us tales of fear and folklore.
Deftly cutting, folding, and affixing paper into extraordinary shapes, these twelve paper cutting artists are revolutionizing the artform.
Darkling fashion darling Rogue + Wolf has recently expanded their line to include housewares and accessories like mugs, notebooks, prints, and phone cases. Is there nothing they can't do perfectly?
The extraordinary work of elusive artist Chiara Bautista has captivated viewers and inspired artists worldwide. Sometimes, the best things come in mysterious packages.
Stunning twin sisters Julia and Joanna Araujo create stunning, creepy, fantastical art that feels straight out of a dark fairy tale.
Darkling artist and illustrator Mila Rosha creates ink and graphite pieces that look straight out of antique horror novels. We spoke with her about her passions, process, and upcoming projects.