Friday, August 10, 2012

The Dark Brilliance of Senno Naiff

The work of Japanese manga/guro artist Senno Naiff exceeds the exceptional.

These scans, taken from Shoujou Pandora and Sister only hint at the darkness to be found in his work.

Artists like Naiff, Junji Ito, and Horihone Saizoua occupy a rarified plateau in the world of dark and  intensely troubling art.

Explorations of their work always bring surprises, so please take the plunge.

Hideshi Hino's work surely influenced Naiff. This illustration bears Hino's hallmarks.

Ultimately, Naiff reworks his influences and produces work so terribly unique like this.

1 comment:

  1. Ooh! This looks scary, but I like it. It has a certain elegance to it. :3