Artist Duo Kahn + Selesnick’s Carnival at the “End of World” Tarot Deck

Artfully updating the divination deck while maintaining the nomenclature and numbering

For lovers of art or believers in the the art of divination, Kahn + Selesnick‘s Carnival at the End of World Tarot Deck brings a contemporary spin to the mystic experience. The artistic duo, based in Hudson, New York, kept by both the Rider-Waite-Smith nomenclature and numbering for the major arcana. They have, however, updated the iconography (through eccentric new pictorial representations that truly invoke …

The Circadian Tarot

A deck of cards in book form, featuring surreal watercolors by artist Michelle Blade

We first came across Michelle Blade’s surreal watercolors when covering her multi-colored aura scarf, a collaboration with object-based periodical The Thing Quarterly. The LA-based artist mentioned spending the past year researching and painting the 78 classic Tarot cards for a book, and we finally had the chance to see the new hardcover in person. “The Circadian Tarot,” with text by Jen Altman, is a contemporary …