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Books of Human Flesh: The History behind Anthropodermic Bibliopegy
Amongst a collection of medical oddities housed at the Surgeons’ Hall Museum in Edinburgh lies a tattered pocketbook [left], no longer than the length of a man’s hand. It is dark brown—nearly black—with a pebbled texture and gold lettering that has begun to fade with age. To the untrained eye, it is altogether unremarkable in its appearance. However, upon closer inspection, the words ‘EXECUTED 28 JAN 1829’ and ‘BURKE’S SKIN POCKET BOOK’ come into focus, revealing the item’s true origins.
This is a book bound in the flesh of William Burke, the notorious murderer.  Continue reading

blackpaint20:

Books of Human Flesh: The History behind Anthropodermic Bibliopegy

Amongst a collection of medical oddities housed at the Surgeons’ Hall Museum in Edinburgh lies a tattered pocketbook [left], no longer than the length of a man’s hand. It is dark brown—nearly black—with a pebbled texture and gold lettering that has begun to fade with age. To the untrained eye, it is altogether unremarkable in its appearance. However, upon closer inspection, the words ‘EXECUTED 28 JAN 1829’ and ‘BURKE’S SKIN POCKET BOOK’ come into focus, revealing the item’s true origins.

This is a book bound in the flesh of William Burke, the notorious murderer.  Continue reading

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Francisco de Goya
Las Brujas
1798
Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid

nrqart:

Francisco de Goya

Las Brujas

1798

Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid

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suicidewatch:

Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin “Suffragette City” (Bowie cover)

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brain-d-a-m-a-g-e:

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Máscaras sensoriais - Lygia Clark 1967 -  Conceptual Art 

brain-d-a-m-a-g-e:

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Máscaras sensoriais Lygia Clark 1967 -  Conceptual Art 

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The most beautiful part of a man’s body I think it must be there, where the torso sits on and, into the hips, those twin delineating curves, feminine in grace, girdling the trunk, guiding the eyes downwards to their intersection, the point of pleasure. Duane Michals, 1986

The most beautiful part of a man’s body I think it must be there, where the torso sits on and, into the hips, those twin delineating curves, feminine in grace, girdling the trunk, guiding the eyes downwards to their intersection, the point of pleasure. Duane Michals, 1986

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shitidigtho:

Loud, aggressive garage rock with some psychedelic and surf rock vibes by collaborators Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin.

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