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Publisher Description

Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889) was an artist of eclectic styles, but remains perhaps best known for his personal pantheon of demons, Hell creatures and night monsters, which he drew in ever-more elaborate configurations, driven on by alcoholic dementia. This mania peaked in the 1880s, augmented by explorations of infernal tortures and human butchershops. "Yokai Wars" is a special art ebook which collects two of Kyosai’s most complete sets of colour sketches themed around demons, monsters, devil-animals, and visions of Hell. These 52 images, dating from 1879 and 1889, showcase the artist’s deranged vision at its most inventive, delirious, darkly humorous and at times sadistic.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2012
October 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
5
Pages
PUBLISHER
SCB Distributors
SELLER
SCB Distributors Inc.
SIZE
19.8
MB