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10 Terrifying Artworks We Dare You to Look At

The Climax, illustration from 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde, 1893 - Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley - Salomè via Oscar Wilde

Aubrey Beardsley, Famous for his erotic pen and ink drawings, TB took this gifted aesthetic artist at only 25

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, The Dancer's Reward, Illustration from "Salome" by Oscar Wilde

Illustration by John Austen for a version of Hamlet published in 1922.

John Austen - Hamlet, 1922 - The 1922 edition of Hamlet “decorated” by British artist (British Austen’s Hamlet is often rated as his chef d’oeuvre.

life and death - the living and the dead yin and yang /// Aubrey Beardsley - Gailestis (1895)

Aubrey Beardsley - Victorian Era Art Photo / Poster Print 1872/1898

Poster advertising 'The Spinster's Scrip' - Aubrey Beardsley

Page: Poster advertising 'The Spinster's Scrip' Artist: Aubrey Beardsley Style: Art Nouveau (Modern) Genre: illustration

Aubrey Beardsley - 'Lysistrata', 1896. Beardsley often appropriated forms from continental pornography, but subverted them to present women as confident sexual subjects, not objects. This is echoed in his choice of subject material, as with Wilde's 'Salome' or this satirical play by Aristophanes. Beardsley was also a vocal personal and artistic champion of the independent 'New Woman' archetype which emerged in the late 19th Century and is explored in the work of Ibsen, James and others.

Aubrey Beardsley - 'Lysistrata', Beardsley presented women as confident sexual subjects, not objects.

Aubrey Beardsley, Of a Neophyte

Aubrey Beardsley, Of a Neophyte, and How the Black Art Was Revealed unto Him by the Fiend Asomuel, 1893 , originally uploaded by Gatochy .

Aubrey Beardsley <3

The Art of Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley — Oriental Dancer - Beardsleys could be rather risque

Daily Artist: Aubrey Beardsley (August 21, 1872 – March 16, 1898)

Aubrey Beardsley - Illustration - Art Nouveau - Venus between Terminal Gods, 1895

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley How Queen Guinevere made her a nun.

Morte D'Arthur is an illustration that was created by English illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. It depicts an Arthurian romance written by Sir Thomas Malory. This drawing seems to depict a woman wearing a black cape looking at a book.