New York Chronicles

Photographer Luc Kordas: Life In High Contrast

On January 10, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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Luc Kordas has been taking photos for over a decade. In the early days, he focused on portraits and street photography; still today, that’s where his passion lies. For the past 2 years, Kordas has...

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Amazons Of Ukraine By Guillaume Herbaut

On December 14, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I came across the following photo collection on a Russian website (where I often find my fix of strangeness). But the photographer is, in fact, French and his subjects are Ukrainian. According to...

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Chinese Government Bans Weird Buildings

On December 12, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Over recent years, architects working on China’s skyline have been allowed to let their imaginations run wild. As you will see from the images below, the sky is the limit – nothing is...

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China: Weird Photos Part 1

On December 11, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Over the years, we’ve covered a lot of interesting stuff from China. We covered stories about fake graveyards, towns designed to look like London and Paris, huge ghost cities, massive statues and so-called...

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Black Death Art: Paintings Inspired By The Plague

On December 10, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The Black Death peaked in Europe around 1348. It killed indiscriminately, it killed swiftly, and it killed en masse. Returning in waves, by the time it had ended, it had killed more than one-third of...

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27 Hilarious Soviet Era Album Covers

On December 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I get a lot of mileage out of Soviet stuff on LAZERHORSE.ORG. I make no apologies for that, they did some pretty amusing things. Modern Russia is still funny, of course, but Soviet...

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Raja Ravi Varma: A Royal Indian Master

On December 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) is one of the most celebrated Indian artists. He won the hearts and minds of the Indian people, past an present. Varma became popular for two important reasons. Firstly,...

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“We Are The World” – Japanese Karaoke Version

On November 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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If you’ve ever had a hankering to watch Japanese grownups dress as 80s pop stars and sing a really terrible version of We Are The World by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, you’ve come...

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Barge Haulers On The Volga: The Life Of A Burlak

On November 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The painting above is Barge Haulers on the Volga (1870-1873) by Russian artist Ilya Repin. In Russia, it is iconic and has slipped into popular culture; it is at once a memory of harsher times and...

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Old Anatomy Drawings: Guts And Glory

On October 29, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Us humans have long had a fascination with our own insides. After all, we’re able to do a wide range of things that a bag of blood and squishy bits shouldn’t really be capable of....

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