Book Review: The Art of Horror

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Amazingly, there has never been a book quite like The Art of Horror – a celebration of frightful images, compiled and presented by some of the genre’s most respected names. While acknowledging the beginnings of horror-related art in legends and folk tales, the focus of the book is on how the genre has presented itself to the world since the creations of Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley first became part of the public consciousness in the 19th century. It’s all here: from early engravings – via dust jackets, book illustrations, pulp magazines, movie posters, comic books, and paintings – to today’s artists working entirely in the digital realm. Watch my video review below of this impressive book.

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Clive Barker: The Art of Horror

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In 1992, Clive Barker: The Art of Horror was released. This 30-minute documentary was available on VHS exclusively for those who rented Hellraiser III. If you missed out on it back in the 1990s or simply want to watch it again, you can enjoy the full video below.

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