Afke Golsteijn

Dutch artist Afke Golsteijn isn't the first to work with dead animals as her medium, but none quite achieve the same sweetly creepy aesthetic that comes from her joining of taxidermy and finely wrought details. Equal parts Edgar Allan Poe, Grimm's Fairytales (she calls them "Contemporary Fairytales"), and a more feminine David Altmejd, Golsteijn's work at times reads like a literalized metaphor, such as in …

Voodoo Knife Holder

This one hit my sick sense of humor right in the sweet spot. Cast in ABS, its morbid brilliance is the creation of Raffaele Iannello at the Italian firm Viceversa. I can't yet find any information on where to get one, so if you know please share. Thanks, Rachel!