Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Spotlight: Contemporary Krampus by Mike Drake

Title: Contemporary Krampus

Author: Mike Drake

Release Date:  2015

Genre: Art / holiday

Book Description: For the 1st time ever, Contemporary Krampus gathers more than 68 diverse artists from around the globe to create new images of Krampus. From renowned artists like Angus Oblong to up and comers like Minjoon Kim, each image has been hand selected by curator of curiosities and Krampus aficionado Mike Drake. Behold the wages of sin as naughty and misbehaving children are beaten, shackled, and shoved into Krampus' basket to be carried off.. Gather your gingerbread, sharpen a candy cane, secure the windows, bolt the door, Boil the cocoa, summon all your courage, and let the artists of Contemporary Krampus show you what lurks in the shadows on cold winter nights.

Buy Link: Amazon 

Author Bio:

Mike Drake is the author of six books on such diverse topics as haiku and Halloween In New York. His artwork has been displayed in numerous exhibits worldwide including MOMA's PS1 in New York. He has been immortalized in the Ripley's Believe It Or Not daily comic strip and has appeared on numerous television programs including Oddities. Time Out New York magazine once called him a "Curator Of Curiosities" and The Huffington Post has referred to his collection as "shocking".
He lives in New York city and wants you to send him any old prosthetic limbs you may have sitting around the house.

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