Gothic: The Evolution of a Dark Subculture


Gothic images are very much a part of contemporary culture, not least for a style tribe with a passion for black. Gothic has a very long history stretching over hundreds of years of aesthetic evolution, becoming a form of sensational narrative that encompasses fiction, film, television and graphic novels; a genre of underground rock music; and a distinctive visual aesthetic exploited in fashion, the visual arts and digital media. Gothic has proved marvellously adaptable, and fertile ground for endless imaginative reinvention. This book provides an introduction to the wealth of Gothic phenomena, with sections on its roots, presence in films, fiction, fashion, architecture, art and sound. If one thing is true, it read more

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ISBN:

9781847960726

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

18cm x 23cm

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

02 January 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chris Roberts