Art of the Devil: An Illustrated History

Demetrio Paparoni


The Art of the Devil is a beautiful book showcasing the past and present portrayal and manifestations of the Evil One in Western and Eastern art and a richly illustrated account of the history, symbols and manifestations of the devil in the collective imagination of the past and the present.

The book features artistic masterpieces, engravings, ancient documents, books, posters, postcards, tarots, album covers, comics, objects and plenty of oddities related to the world of demons, the occult, and evil. See the devil in art from artists ranging from Hieronymus Bosch and Giotto to Keith Haring and Matt Groening.

Creator Bio

Demetrio Paparoni is an art critic, essayist and editor, who in 1983 founded the contemporary art journal Tema Celeste and like-named publishing house, which he ran until 2000. In 1981 he received a temporary appointment to teach contemporary art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Between 1996 and 2008 he taught History of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Faculty of Architecture of Catania University. He has curated numerous exhibitions and published several volumes with leading Italian publishing houses.

Price £35.00
Format Hardback
Publication Date 1 October 2019
Pages 384
Height 264mm
Width 206mm
Rights Europe (excluding Italy), Africa, Middle East, India
ISBN-13 9782374951171