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10 creepy works of art

September 30, 2017

Unholy Terrors

I never set out to make this blog entirely about films, and here’s my first non-film-related list! There will be more to come. I’ve always been into art, so I thought I’d share some of my favourite creepy paintings.

1. Francisco Goya – Saturn Eating his Children

Francisco_de_Goya,_Saturno_devorando_a_su_hijo_(1819-1823)I think this was the first work of art that ever actually scared me. I was taken to Madrid when I was little and one memory that really stands out is seeing this at an art gallery. We didn’t even stop in front of it, I just noticed it in passing on the way out and at the time I had no knowledge of the story of Saturn. There was just this horrible ghoul with mad eyes eating a man, and I was scared but I couldn’t look away.

2. Hieronymous Bosch – The Garden of Good and Evil

hieronymous-bosch-the-garden-of-earthly-delightsBosch created all kinds…

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