"I have one aim—the grotesque. If I am not grotesque I am nothing."
On this day, in 1898, died Aubrey Vincent Beardsley.
Today's Throwback Thursday is inspired by his work. Because he was inspired by Michelangelo. Bless him.
Here it goes: the connections to songs (aesthetic or a part of the text) made based on a handful of the drawings.
This post is so meta I can't even comprehend it. In Oscar Wilde's (wink wink) own words: "I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying." (
Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Death to Everyone
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon
Taemin - Press Your Number
Prince - Cream
I was thinking of putting Jonghyeon's Hallelujah here, but errhm, maybe not.
Johnny Cash - The beast in me
Imagine Dragons - Demons (obvious much, huh?)