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Deathvertising

Morbidity is becoming more prevalent in advertising and art

Implications - Today’s consumer is becoming increasingly desensitized to shock tactics, with murder fascination marking a milestone in what’s acceptable. With gory deaths and dark demises appearing in everything from art to fashion, feeding into the darker side of consumer behavior and the deep captivation with the end of human life may be just what helps a brand become top of mind.
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6 Featured, 53 Examples:
1,363,988 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Apr 10 — Dec 10
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Featured Examples

Disturbing Home Decor
Disturbing Home Decor
Artist Richard Stipl Envisions Hitler as a Bear Skin Rug
The Hitler rug leading our photo gallery is one of Richard Stipl's contributions to the Decadence Now! Visions of Excess art exhibition. Known for his quarter-scale tableaus, gothic macabre and hyper-realistic… MORE
Dead Corpse Photography
Dead Corpse Photography
Todd Baxter Documents a Camping Trip Gone Wrong
If you're not a huge fan of camping to begin with, then this ‘Owl Scouts’ photo series by Todd Baxter will put you off the whole thing for life. Besides the morbid storyline and theme, the shots are incredibly… MORE
play_circle_filled Human Meat Packs (UPDATE)
Human Meat Packs (UPDATE)
PETA Reprises Their 'Meat is Murder' Shockvertising Stunt in Times Squar
PETA staged this meat package stunt in Times Square to raise awareness for their ‘Meat is Murder’ campaign. PETA's volunteers were covered in fake blood lying nude in oversized plastic wrapped meat trays.… MORE
Homicidal Style
Homicidal Style
Eric Anderson by Kourtney Roy Takes a Murderous Machination
How can such a suave editorial featuring Eric Anderson by Kourtney Roy end in such a sinister way? The debonair male model lures his beautiful, oblivious victim through a field and into a vehicle before… MORE
Murderous Photoshoots
Murderous Photoshoots
'Blood' from Irwan Mono is Bloody and Violent
If you're in the mood for something dark and disturbing, check out 'Blood' from Irwan Mono. 'Blood' is an aptly named photoshoot, featuring two blood-covered men and one dead body. Every photo in 'Blood'… MORE
Heads in Handbags
Heads in Handbags
Alexander Fedorov's '5 Handbags' Proves That Even Coach Can Be Creepy
Alexander Fedorov's '5 HandBags' has made me never want to see the inside of a handbag again. It's just like a Wonderball; you never know what's inside. I guess these photos will keep me from snooping… MORE

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