Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell" Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]

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Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell"  Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]
Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell"  Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]
Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell"  Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]
Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell"  Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]
Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell"  Deluxe Limited Edition [Sealed]

"Barker has an unparalleled talent for envisioning other worlds." -Washington Post Book World

 

 

Rizzoli International Publications 2005. Clive Barker "Visions Of Heaven And Hell". Deluxe Limited Edition. Hardcover without dust-jacket as issued. Copiously illustrated. ISBN 10: 0847827372ISBN 13: 9780847827374. 352 Pages. Printed in the United States of America. Sealed.

A deluxe edition measuring 12" x 9 1/4" x 1"

 

VISIONS OF HEAVEN AND HELL

For more than 25 years, Barker has awed fans and critics alike with his groundbreaking works of fiction, but what few know is that the heart of his fantastic worlds lies in pictures. Now, for the first time, this book brings out from the dark depths more than 300 of Barker's most stunning drawings and oil paintings. Illuminated with new writings by Barker, this artwork renders with expressionist fervor some of our most primal passions--good, evil, and all that's between. From the graphically terrifying to the ecstatically sensual, Visions of Heaven and Hell takes the reader on a journey through unexplored and forbidden realms.

Book Contents:

  • Devils and demons
  • Beasts and some forests 
  • Memento mori 
  • Faces and stone
  • Perversities 
  • Seas and lands
  • Entertainers 
  • Sorcerers 
  • Lovers 
  • Warriors and peacemakers.

 

What would you see if you could peek inside the mind of Clive Barker, creator of such classics as Weaveworld, Hellraiser, and Candyman? Would you dare look? Crack open Visions of Heaven and Hell, and you have unlocked a Pandora's box of images that are certain to stay inside your head. For more than twenty-five years, Barker has awed fans and critics alike with his groundbreaking works of fiction, but what few know is that the heart of his fantastic worlds lies in pictures. Now, for the first time, this book brings out from the dark depths more than 300 of Barker's most stunning drawings and oil paintings. Illuminated with new writings by Barker, this artwork renders with expressionist fervor some of our most primal passions-good, evil, and all that's between. From the graphically terrifying to the ecstatically sensual, Visions of Heaven and Hell takes the reader on a journey through unexplored and forbidden realms. Designed in a luxurious package that recalls a devotional medieval manuscript or the works of Blake and Cocteau, this volume itself has the feel of a talisman from one of Barker's stories. Providing the true key to the mysteries of his imagination, it is a must-have collectible for the legion of Barker's fiction fans. But it also reaches out to an even greater audience of those who follow his films.

 

About Clive Barker

Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English playwright, author, film director, and visual artist. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories, the Books of Blood, which established him as a leading horror writer. He has since written many novels and other works, and his fiction has been adapted into films, notably the Hellraiser series, the first installment of which he also wrote and directed, and the Candyman series. Barker also serves as an executive producer on the film Gods and Monsters, which won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Barker's paintings and illustrations have been featured in galleries in the United States as well as within his own books. He has created original characters and series for comic books, and some of his more popular horror stories have been featured in ongoing comics series. 

VERY FINE GUARANTEED. Sealed. As New. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps inside the book. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Square and tight binding. Unread book.
Publisher:
Rizzoli International Publications
Edition:
Limited Deluxe Edition
Binding:
Hardcover
Author:
Clive Barker