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February 12, 2013 5:27 AM   Subscribe

Vania Zouravliov was a child prodigy inspired from an early age by influences as diverse as The Bible, Dante, early Disney animation, North American Indians and Poe.
Told in Russia that his work was from the Devil, he has described his pieces as having a Hoffmannesque feel, and has always been interested in creating graphic art in its purest form. Others call his work a blend of Rock Chic and Punk.
Here is an extensive Gallery, (Some pictures NSFW).
posted by adamvasco (10 comments total) 26 users marked this as a favorite
Amazing, the scrambled-egg scrambled-image elaboration folks will embroider around their pix of cute girls. Oh say, I already had a copy of Autumn Rot (gallery link), but without attribution. Vania Zouravliov, now I know. Thanks very much for that.
posted by jfuller at 5:45 AM on February 12, 2013

These are great - thank you!
posted by notsnot at 5:48 AM on February 12, 2013 [1 favorite]

Thank you - those are really good!
posted by lucien_reeve at 5:49 AM on February 12, 2013

Some of those are strikingly good.
posted by Rock Steady at 6:36 AM on February 12, 2013

NSFW? There's at least one picture in there of what looks like a rape in progress.
posted by jokeefe at 7:15 AM on February 12, 2013

I have the Devil's Backbone poster he did for Mondo with Aaron Horkey on letters. Beautiful stuff.
posted by mean cheez at 7:41 AM on February 12, 2013

I also had a couple of these without knowing who did them. Thanks.
posted by bongo_x at 9:57 AM on February 12, 2013

Yep, his stuff is nice. i have his Dracula screenprint.
posted by Liquidwolf at 10:44 AM on February 12, 2013

Very cool and creepy. I'd love to see some video games or movies use him as inspirations, get some more diversity into their aesthetics.
posted by Canageek at 6:15 PM on February 12, 2013

Anyone know where prints can be found?
posted by hiddenknives at 11:28 PM on February 12, 2013

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