These terracotta soldiers are bent on making the Qin Emperor cackle in his afterlife

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 3 December 2014

When 8,000 terra cotta soldiers of the Qin Dynasty were discovered by some Chinese farmers in Xi’an in 1974, the world saw their stoic faces determined to protect their emperor in his afterlife. Well, the same emperor would be turning in his grave if he should see what San Francisco artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof has recreated of his terra cotta defense team.

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Mickey Mouse against the Worms

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 22 July 2010

Italian artist Vacon Sartirani specializes in all things wormy, sluggy, and grotesque, often interjecting his writhing creatures into more recognizable pop images. His Mickey Mouse against the Worms series re-writes old Disney comics to feature slimy, writhing, faceless monsters.

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