Dark Inspiration Grotesque Illustrations Art and Desgin
Gingko Press | ISBN 9789881943811
Paperback – 256 pages
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The depiction of rage, suffering, gloom, depravity, and the supernatural in illustration and design is often seen as unsettling and offensive, but often these disturbing images elaborate the wildest dreams and subconscious desires of humans in richer form than any text analysis. Not necessarily conflicting with the belief in a heavenly world, Dark Inspiration invites viewers to redefine the horizons for beauty and morality and savor the exquisite genre with a dramatic and bold compilation of artwork that touches the taboo areas of sex, death, destruction, perversion, and crime. This title features everything from macabre 3-D wall reliefs to hand-drawn illustration. Contributors include Audrey Kawasaki, Aya Kato, Vania, Bruno 9li, Elizabeth McGrath, John Solis, and Richard Colman.