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05.21.15 Prachi Gupta

Every artist has a preferred medium, and Vincent Castiglia’s happens to be human blood. In fact, for the past 12 years, that’s all he’s used to create his monochromatic, sepulchral paintings of haunting figures, crucifixes and skulls. The 33-year-old Brooklyn-based artist has painted for Margaret Cho (with her blood), hosted a solo exhibit at H.R. […]

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10.05.12 Lily Streeter

Meet Vince Castiglia, current resident of Hell’s Kitchen and your nightmares. Since Satanic imagery alone isn’t depraved enough for the New York art world, he adds in a little bit of “life”. The paint Castiglia uses is a solution of iron oxide and water, better known for it’s street name —  blood… His own. And the imagery? Well, […]

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03.23.11 Marina Galperina

Belorussian artist BioNihil who smoked a blood, nails and hair-filled bong last year returns with a performance at a French institute in Valencia, Spain. He slashed the words “every body is illegal” and went around hugging people at the art talk, effectively stamping them with a dripping, vague mirror image of his bodily inscription. That’s […]

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