17 Examples Of Violent Art

 - Mar 27, 2009   Updated: Apr 5 2011
Violence is not a good thing, but it can be considered artistic fuel or a source of inspiration when it falls into the hands of creatives minds.

This cluster shows the most macabre, twisted, bloody murder trends. From artists such as Izima Karoru, to the PR genius behind Dexter, this cluster shows some of the most innovative creations inspired by violence.

Implications - Society is simultaneously captivated and horrified by violent imagery, and it is this macabre fascination that drives art and advertisements like these. By an embracing morbid aesthetic, companies hoping to create a visceral impact on their consumers can definitely make a bold statement. Nevertheless, any business planning to employ this strategy must walk a fine line between the tasteful and risque.