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Artist Tatsuya Morino puts a unique twist on the great monsters of Gothic literature in a series of illustrations featured in the book Kaibutsu Gensō Gashū . Frankenstein - Mary Shelley, 1818 [ + ] The Fly - George Langelaan, 1957 Moxon's Master - Ambrose Bierce, 1919 The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1901
first image 'cubs' by oleg dou all images courtesy oleg dou (above) 'fawn', 2009 130x89cm/180x123cm/260x178cm C-print under diasec. image © oleg dou a modern interpretation of an old practice, 'cubs' by moscow-based photographer oleg dou is a series of images that draw from the aesthetic and ambience of child funeral portraits. utilizing a muted palette with a stark backdrop, the porcelain-like subjects are morphed to display discerning features of various animals, such as a set of slender antlers for 'fawn' and perked-up ears in 'rabbit'. the result is a whimsical collection of portraits that play into the innocent adolescence of the characters while still maintaining an eery sense of death and mortality.