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Day 13: Clive Barker

By Sam Reeve

Now most of us know Clive Barker for writing and directing Hellraiser, or for his numerous novels that have been published since the 80’s. But he’s also been painting for just about as long, and he creates some pretty weird shit.

Barker was born in Liverpool, England in 1952. Many of his stories or novels have been adapted to film by either himself or others, including Midnight Meat Train, directed by Ryuhei Kitamura.

4 responses

  1. Scott Emerson

    Really been enjoying this series. (And I hope Jack Kevorkian’s art gets a nod–he painted some deeply disturbing shit.)

    December 14, 2011 at 11:48 am

    • I have a couple slots left for this month, so you may just yet see some of Jack’s stuff. Thanks for reading! :)

      December 14, 2011 at 5:19 pm

  2. I had no idea he painted. I really want the 3rd one from the top on my wall. Great series Sam!

    December 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm

  3. Pingback: Month of Weird Art: Artist Roundup « Bizarro Central

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