an ancient greek or roman bust with a hole in the face, multiple layers beneath the surface layer, and another smaller face at the bottom of the hole

The Art of Darkness: A Treasury of the Morbid, Melancholic, and Macabre

by S. Elizabeth Author

This gorgeously curated book of sinister artwork collects some of the most horrifying and mesmerizing paintings and visual art from throughout human history. From Edvard Munch to Hieronymus Bosch, from Georgia O'Keeffe to Pablo Picasso, author S. Elizabeth has brought together into one volume some of the most brilliant renderings of the macabre, morbid and melancholic aspects of the human experience. With full color prints of dozens of paintings and art historical commentary on the inspirations and meanings behind each artwork, The Art of Darkness is a must-read for art enthusiasts of all stripes as well as for those looking to gain deeper insight into the human fascination for all things dark and malevolent.

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