Macabre art

Explore a collection of macabre art that challenges conventional norms and sparks curiosity. Find inspiration and embrace the darker side of creativity.
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When it comes to horror, we often refer to a genre of literature or film, but not so often to paintings. However, a big part of art history is actually built on morbid art and rather disturbing and scary paintings, many of which belong to the period of 'rebirth.' The Renaissance saw not only the making of some of the most famous paintings in art history but also numerous creepy paintings depicting the inherent darkness of the human condition.

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Carol T. Ebeling
Christian Edler’s Self Portraits Show the Artist At Odds with Himself | Hi-Fructose Magazine Insects, Spider

Christian Edler's self-portraits hint at an inner conflict brewing within the artist's psyche. Edler uses his own likeness for surrealist visual experiments, painting himself with various mutations that explore the battles we have with ourselves. In one work, Edler's face multiplies over and over, creating a web of mouths, fingers, and eye sockets that seems bent on destroying itself. In another piece, he collapses face down in resignation, his face cracking like a ceramic vase. Other works…

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Jill Wilbur