illustrations : various artists
publication : october 2010
pages : 272
editor : Victionary
Akino Kondoh, Audrey Kawasaki, Bruno 9li, Chiara Attorre, Dan Hillier, David Ho, Eika, Elizabeth McGrath, Erik Mark Sandberg, Francois Robert, Fuco Ueda, Gary Fernández, Graphic Airlines, Heiko Müller, Hidden Moves, James Jean, Jasper Goodall, Jeff McMillan, Jesse Auersalo, Jim, John Ryan Solis, Jon Beinart, Jules Julien, Justin Nelson, Kate MacDowell, Kazuki Takamatsu, Kris Kuksi, Lala Gallardo, LostFish, Mamzelle Mamath, Mia Mäkilä, Oleg Dou, Olga Feldman, Revenge is Sweet, Richard Colman, Ryan Oliver, Tara McPherson, Tim Lee, Yosuke Ueno, Yuka Yamaguchi, Yury Ustsinau, Zhou Fan
Grotesque illustrations, art and design edited by Victionary
It is not about what is depicted in these works, but the tone set in the interesting collage of elements that inspires and haunts at once. Sophisticated in its impact, dark art narrates beyond the eclectic mix of sources on display. It is sensuous, intriguing and beautiful for the true feelings it conveys and constitute deep heart-searching in artists and a sober view of life.
Indulge yourself in the infinity of darkness in the most evocative lexicons and gloomy motifs brought together by Dark Inspiration, comprising the portfolios of 42 artists, including Kate MacDowell, Audrey Kawasaki, Zhou Fan, Fuco Ueda and Jesse Auersalo from around the world. The collection includes illustrations, sculptures, digital renderings and photography work.