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Retro science fiction artwork by Simon Stalenhag

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By The Flying Dutchman in New Art on Tuesday 20 May 2014

There is something very special about the light in the far northern latitudes. Seizing upon this readily available source of atmospheric melancholy, artist Simon Stalenhag creates strange yet familiar landscapes. Injected with retro science fiction elements and deep-rooted pop culture references, his work goes far beyond that of simple genre painting. His world may be […]

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Brilliant animation takes us on a trip through the bizarre unconsciousness of a drug overdosed girl

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By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Monday 19 May 2014

The short film Endtrip by directors Ballast, Fransen and de Mol is rather unlike most such explorations out there. Falling from earthly consciousness, our overdosed protagonist passes through strange, dreamlike worlds.

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Spacecraft and science fiction-themed artwork by the late John Berkey

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By The Flying Dutchman in New Art on Wednesday 14 May 2014

There’s no school like the old school and this certainly rings true for the art of science fiction master John Berkey. His bulbous spacecraft appear in realistic environments, like an enormous exercise in kit-bashing. The sense of energy that the shapes seem to emanate will keep new fans enthralled for many years to come. He […]

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Microscopic Mayhem: terrifying microscopic images of everyday mites

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By The Flying Dutchman in New Photography on Thursday 17 April 2014

Don’t look too close, you might not like what you see. That’s what these wonderful terrors boil down to. Microscopic images of creatures found all around us, all over us and often inside us will probably send some on a spiral of germophobic OCD, while others among us will no doubt grab a sketch pad […]

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Incredible wood carvings by Maskull Laserre

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By The Flying Dutchman in New Art on Friday 11 April 2014

The Devil is in the details. Upon first glance, the work of Maskull Laserre seems like just another contemporary art show, seemingly random found objects arranged in a gallery space. We then notice these everyday items, which all happen to be made of wood, appear to be badly damaged in one way or another. Of […]

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