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Tuesday Candy: Fairytales for Free.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

The World Wide Web is a vast and tangled one, wading through the endless information can be a time consuming and tiresome task. Fear not, Belladonna to the rescue! Google me here and Google me there, Little Imp of the Wicked Web!                       Belladonna helps you find free fairytales for bed! Project Gutenberg is the oldest […]

Tuesday Candy: Miwa Yanagi’s Fairy Tale

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Dark, disturbing and utterly fascinating, Miwa Yanagi’s Fairy Tale is a photographic journey into the gruesome nature of our beloved classics. Most of her works reflects upon the themes of the young maiden and the old crone, youth versus old age: constricted female roles. And what better way to illuminate these themes than through fairytales? […]

Tuesday Candy: Makers and Monsters – the visual world of short films

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Today we have a whole heap of lovely short film eye-candy to offer you, still with a dark twist though. Can’t have all sunshine and rainbows, now can we? So without further ado, here’s a short list of recent Belladonna favourites:   The Maker (2011) by ZelousCreative and Amanda Lousie Spayd A strange creature races […]

Tuesday Candy: Blueberry Boys and Raspberry Girls – the art of Elsa Beskow

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Elsa Beskow, swedish writer and illustrator of more than 40 children’s books, worked her way through fairies, gnomes and flowers right to the very end of her life. Her last book produced at the age of 78, published in 1952, only one year before her death.     From a young age she would tell […]

Tuesday Candy: Fragile beauties and dark forests – the art of John Bauer

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

John Bauer’s world is filled with trolls, ethereal princesses and brave young boys, usually set in the deep, dark Swedish forest. The huge stones are covered with ancient moss, the trees are tall and foreboding. Few artists have made such an impact on the Swedish fairytale tradition, as he did.       At the […]

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