Difference between revisions of "The Giallo Canvas: Art, Excess and Horror Cinema"

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Beloved among cult horror devotees for its signature excesses of sex and violence, Italian giallo cinema is marked by switchblades, mysterious killers, whisky bottles and poetically overinflated titles. A growing field of English-language giallo studies has focused on aspects of production, distribution and reception. This volume explores an overlooked yet prevalent element in some of the best known gialli--an obsession with art and artists in creative production, with a particular focus on painting. The author explores the appearance and significance of art objects across the masterworks of such filmmakers as [[Dario Argento]], [[Lucio Fulci]], [[Sergio Martino]], [[Umberto Lenzi]], [[Michele Soavi]], [[Mario Bava]] and his son [[Lamberto Bava]]. (Amazon)
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Beloved among cult horror devotees for its signature excesses of sex and violence, Italian giallo cinema is marked by switchblades, mysterious killers, whisky bottles and poetically overinflated titles. A growing field of English-language giallo studies has focused on aspects of production, distribution and reception. This volume explores an overlooked yet prevalent element in some of the best known gialli--an obsession with art and artists in creative production, with a particular focus on painting. The author explores the appearance and significance of art objects across the masterworks of such filmmakers as [[:Category:Dario Argento|Dario Argento]], [[:Category:Lucio Fulci|Lucio Fulci]], [[:Category:Sergio Martino|Sergio Martino]], [[:Category:Umberto Lenzi|Umberto Lenzi]], [[:Category:Michele Soavi|Michele Soavi]], [[:Category:Mario Bava|Mario Bava]] and his son [[:Category:Lamberto Bava|Lamberto Bava]]. (Amazon)
  
  
 
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Beloved among cult horror devotees for its signature excesses of sex and violence, Italian giallo cinema is marked by switchblades, mysterious killers, whisky bottles and poetically overinflated titles. A growing field of English-language giallo studies has focused on aspects of production, distribution and reception. This volume explores an overlooked yet prevalent element in some of the best known gialli--an obsession with art and artists in creative production, with a particular focus on painting. The author explores the appearance and significance of art objects across the masterworks of such filmmakers as Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci, Sergio Martino, Umberto Lenzi, Michele Soavi, Mario Bava and his son Lamberto Bava. (Amazon)

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