Tuesday, 15 January 2008

Clive Barker, Artist

Clive Barker - Ripe (price: $2000)Best known as a horror writer and for his movie Hellraiser, Clive Barker is also an artist. Last Friday an exhibition of his work opened at the Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago: Clive Barker - Apocalypses: Paintings and Works on Paper. At his best, Barker reminds me of Aubrey Beardsley; but I wouldn't say this was Barker at his best. Click the title link for an online gallery of his pictures on show. The exhibition continues until 16 February 2008.


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