The Bone Room

The Bone Room
The Bone Room The Bone Room

The web's premiere natural history store, The Bone Room specializes in natural science and all things once living. The Bone Room is the place to come for real bones, genuine fossils, quality bone and fossil replicas, native & exotic insects, and all manner of weird and wonderful things.

www.boneroom.com
In: Oddities, Props

Sarina Brewer

Sarina Brewer
Sarina Brewer Sarina Brewer

Artist and naturalist Sarina Brewer recycles the natural into the unnatural, breathing new life into the animals she resurrects. While earning her BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design she worked predominantly with found objects, most of which were animal remains. Over the years preparing these animal remains for use in her sculpture and abstract paintings slowly evolved into taxidermy. She volunteers her skills in the biology department of the Science Museum of Minnesota and is also engaged in various natural history related projects for other educational institutions and museums. She is a strong proponent of wildlife conservation who also participates in wildlife rescue and rehabilitation in her spare time.

www.sarina-brewer.com
In: Art, Oddities

Reliquary Impressions

Reliquary Impressions
Reliquary Impressions Reliquary Impressions

Come check out our Sideshow Gaffs, Mummified Skulls, and Unique Oddities that are must haves for every macabre collector!

Specializing in the obscure, we strive for excellence by holding our product to a very high standard. It takes extensive hours to create one mummified skull and tireless effort to paint one of our oil paintings, because we want you, our client, to have the best quality work possible. All of our pieces are meant to be displayed, in your home or office, as a work of art.Here at Reliquary Impressions we take pride in our unique and obscure creations of mummified skulls, oddities and oil paintings, and by owning a one of a kind R.i. piece, we hope you will too.

www.reliquaryimpressions.com
In: Oddities, Shops

moreHuman Agency

moreHuman Agency
moreHuman Agency moreHuman Agency

We find the beautiful, the unusual, and the interesting for advertising and creative projects.

Our people are not playing dress-up, they live their characters genuinely. moreHuman Agency finds people that are beautiful, talented, unusual, and always unique for creative projects, advertising, TV and film, across the whole of Europe.

We proudly represent, Burlesquers, Drag Queens, Singers, Dancers, Tattooed, Pierced, Freak-show, Fire Breathers, Clowns, Magicians, and Trans-Gender, amongst many others.

www.morehumanagency.com
In: Oddities, Performers, Photography

Death Salon

Death Salon
Death Salon Death Salon

We hold events that bring together intellectuals and independent thinkers engaged in the exploration of our shared mortality by sharing knowledge and art. Death is sanitized and hidden in contemporary culture to the point of becoming a taboo subject. We aim to subvert this death denial by opening up conversations with the public about death and its anthropological, historical, and artistic contributions to culture. In the spirit of the 18th-century salon, our informal intellectual gatherings include one multi-day annual Death Salon event and smaller one-day Death Salon events hosted in cities worldwide.

www.deathsalon.org
In: Interesting, Oddities

Freak Parade by Thomas Woodruff

Freak Parade by Thomas Woodruff
Freak Parade by Thomas Woodruff Freak Parade by Thomas Woodruff

The Freak Parade is a dazzling parade of images that celebrates beauty in aberrance. The parade’s hapless yet noble characters march gaily across a black expanse, each member on a different panel. The procession begins with “Anatomy Boy,” an elegant lad flayed from the shoulders down, and ends with “Sweeper,” a grim reaper dressed in a costume that might be described as “heavy metal Watteau.” All the parade participants are rendered in loving detail and delicately embellished with tiny rhinestones. Woodruff began this project in late 2000 as a reaction against the global standardization of culture. Among the references are sideshow banners, Pompeian wall frescoes, Baroque religious paintings, theatrical posters, and Victorian penmanship charts. References to “normal” parades (Mummers, Tournament of Roses, Mardi Gras, Macy’s) are included but turned on their heads. Each image has a caption, title, or poem included. Written by the artist, these texts add another level of meaning to the pictures. They are deliberately subdued and darkened and subvert the viewer’s usual response, so conditioned through advertising, to image and text.

www.thomaswoodruff.com/freak-parade
In: Art, Oddities

The Creeper Gallery

The Creeper Gallery
The Creeper Gallery The Creeper Gallery

The Creeper Gallery houses Gothic fine art, curated various antiques and peculiars by both owner – artists. Our art–design aesthetic revolves around the Victorian era and anything dark, strange and unusual.

Macabre life-size historical figures, mixed-media assemblage, rogue taxidermy, religiosity, medical, memento mori, and more.

D.L. Marian and Danielle Deveroux have partnered to create a completely unique gallery experience in historic New Hope, Pennsylvania.

We are rabid collectors of oddities and Victoriana. Contact us anytime should you have something to sell or trade.

thecreepergallery.com
In: Oddities, Shops
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