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The Rapture of Death

Written by Valentina on . Posted in Books, design

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The Rapture of Death is a philosophical enquiry into the use of deathly imagery in contemporary art. It explores art and also literature, film and history to investigate why fear of death is an intrinsic part of life. This non fiction art book is a protracted, personal and an accessible essay into the meaning of mortal fear and its related symbols, myths, rhapsodies, warnings and curious obsessions.”

A book written by Prue Gibson and designed / printed by Boccalatte. On sale here.

Hell Bound: New Gothic Art

Written by Valentina on . Posted in bloody good stuff, Books

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Bloody Good Stuff from our Shop: Hell Bound. New Gothic Art, by Francesca Gavin…


The first book to focus on new gothic art, Hell Bound highlights a new generation of contemporary artists who are increasingly obsessed with the darker things in life. Illustrators, street artists, sculptors, photographers, film-makers, installation artists and painters are all reflecting this renewed interest in gothic imagery.