Posts Tagged: Alfred Kubin

Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

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Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

Incoming

Franz Hessel v Oscar A. H. Schmitz in the world series of dandyish Francophile German writers

Incoming

Franz Hessel v Oscar A. H. Schmitz in the world series of dandyish Francophile German writers

Kubin the writer

The sole literary effort from a master of dark illustrations

Kubin the writer

The sole literary effort from a master of dark illustrations

Circles: Fanny zu Reventlow

The “Cosmic Countess” serves as a fairly arbitrary mid-point around which to gather some of the key figures who made the Bavarian capital one of Europe’s most exciting, progressive cities at the beginning of the 20th century.

Circles: Fanny zu Reventlow

The “Cosmic Countess” serves as a fairly arbitrary mid-point around which to gather some of the key figures who made the Bavarian capital one of Europe’s most exciting, progressive cities at the beginning of the 20th century.

At home with Alfred Kubin

This footage shows Alfred Kubin in the very space where his nightmarish visions originated, greeting the camera with a grandpaternal smile and flicking through his terrifying images as if leafing through old family snapshots.

At home with Alfred Kubin

This footage shows Alfred Kubin in the very space where his nightmarish visions originated, greeting the camera with a grandpaternal smile and flicking through his terrifying images as if leafing through old family snapshots.

Dark Bohème

Gustav Meyrink was a dandyish playboy who drove the first automobile in Prague and whose bohemian lodgings contained “a confessional booth, a terrarium filled with exotic African mice, a large picture of Madame Blavatsky, and a sculpture of a ghost disappearing into a wall.”

Dark Bohème

Gustav Meyrink was a dandyish playboy who drove the first automobile in Prague and whose bohemian lodgings contained “a confessional booth, a terrarium filled with exotic African mice, a large picture of Madame Blavatsky, and a sculpture of a ghost disappearing into a wall.”