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The Kiss of Death: Gruesome Depictions of Love in Art

by The Artslant Team
As the saying goes, all art is, in the end, about sex or death. They're the two oldest themes in art history. But then at some point someone must have thought, how about getting them both in there, and creating the best art ever? And then a lot of other people thought that'd be a good idea too. And then it went to some weird grisly places and became a bit scary.  Here's our selection of the most macabre love moments in art.    Joel-Peter Witkin, , 1982 King of the Bizarre, Witkin's... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 11/16/14
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