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The Nightmare (Mary Shelley used this painting as inspiration for the scene in Frankenstein where Elizabeth is found.) by Fuselli

The Nightmare (Mary Shelley used this painting as inspiration for the scene in Frankenstein where Elizabeth is found.) by Fuselli

The Prose & Posey #Poetrybook , #Augustrelease will be available in paperback on Amazon. The Prose and Posey focus on themes such family, dark romanticism and most recurring; horror and death. This book is the first of an ongoing collection of dark romantic & horror poems.  #darkpoetry  #writingcommunity #poems #poetry #creativewriting

The Prose & Posey #Poetrybook , #Augustrelease will be available in paperback on Amazon. The Prose and Posey focus on themes such family, dark romanticism and most recurring; horror and death. This book is the first of an ongoing collection of dark romantic & horror poems. #darkpoetry #writingcommunity #poems #poetry #creativewriting

It’s between surrealism, minimalism and dark romanticism that photographer Gabriel Isak takes his inspiration to shots this beautiful images.

The Photography of Gabriel Isak

It’s between surrealism, minimalism and dark romanticism that photographer Gabriel Isak takes his inspiration to shots this beautiful images.

Musée d'Orsay: The Angel of the Odd. Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst exhibition

Musée d'Orsay: The Angel of the Odd. Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst exhibition

From its very inception in the late eighteenth century, Romanticism's celebration of euphoria and sublimity has been dogged by its equally intense fascination with melancholia, insanity, crime, the grotesque and the irrational. In 1930, the famous literary theorist Mario Praz named this strain in literature "Dark Romanticism," but its equivalent in art has never been thoroughly assessed in art history.

From its very inception in the late eighteenth century, Romanticism's celebration of euphoria and sublimity has been dogged by its equally intense fascination with melancholia, insanity, crime, the grotesque and the irrational. In 1930, the famous literary theorist Mario Praz named this strain in literature "Dark Romanticism," but its equivalent in art has never been thoroughly assessed in art history.

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013

Dark, historical, Victorian, woman, cloak and bonnet, misty moors, gloomy atmosphere.

Dark, historical, Victorian, woman, cloak and bonnet, misty moors, gloomy atmosphere.

Odilon Redon, La Mort: C'est moi qui te rends serieuse; enlaçons-nous (Death: It Is I Who Makes You Serious; Let Us Embrace) from La Tentation de Sainte-Antoine (The Temptation of Saint Anthony) (plate XX), 1896

Odilon Redon, La Mort: C'est moi qui te rends serieuse; enlaçons-nous (Death: It Is I Who Makes You Serious; Let Us Embrace) from La Tentation de Sainte-Antoine (The Temptation of Saint Anthony) (plate XX), 1896

Defining Dark Romanticism: Hangout with Fashion Designer Gail Reid of Gail Sorronda on www.LacenRuffles.com

Defining Dark Romanticism: Hangout with Fashion Designer Gail Reid of Gail Sorronda on www.LacenRuffles.com

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013

Morbid Anatomy: "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst," Musée D'Orsay, Paris; Through June 9, 2013