The paintings and pastels by Gottfried Helnwein appear to be photorealist. But unlike his sharp-focus colleagues, Helnwein’s paintings carry powerful covert messages. He is a politically committed artist … and in his case, you get more than what you see. His work, in a multiplicity of media, manifests Nietzsche’s assertion that “Authenticity of the creative artist can supply meaning to the despair and absurdity of existence. - Peter Selz

Tumblr Crushes:

I love the sheer amount of Alistair there is in the group. :D I also like how kinlochhold and kakumei’s Alistair icons are glaring at each other. 

“What’s the matter? Don’t like being number 2?”

“Screw you, man.”