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Menton J. Matthews III Talks SALTILLO, Painting & Salvation through Art

Menton J. Matthews III is an American painter, illustrator, and comic book artist currently living in Atlanta. Matthews is also a multi-instrumentalist who can play a number of diverse instruments such as cello, viola, violin, guitar, drums, piano, and bass. CVLT: Hello, Menton! Let’s start with the beginning! What first got you […]

>In Évora: Artist Santiago Ribeiro Exhibits for the 1st Time Since the Pandemic

The city of Évora in Portugal will be the next destination for Santiago Ribeiro‘s surrealist paintings, where it marks its first presence in this Alentejo metropolis at the end of this April. The initiative comes from the company MatosCar, an automotive group present in the Portuguese cities of Guarda, Fundão, […]

[NSFW] Under the Black Sun: A Photo Journey Into SHAD’s Universe

Dmitry Polkanov a.k.a. SHAD is a photographer, retoucher, and body paint artist and he still works as a doctor. His genre is fine art conceptual portraits. He uses the body painting technique to create images of demons. All his photographs were taken in a studio near St. Petersburg, Russia with Hasselblad and Sony cameras.  My purpose is to show that dark aesthetics can be beautiful. The […]