What We’re Into: Aubrey Beardsley
Aubrey Beardsley was a Victorian illustrator usually associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. He had a close professional and personal relationship with Oscar Wilde which began when he illustrated Wilde’s controversial play, Salome. Like Wilde, Beardsley was quite a personality, known for his sharp fashion. His black and white drawings are startling, elegant and often include portrals of twisted and grotesque erotism. They are totally badass. See some of our favorites after the jump.