Heart of Darkness (Hardcover)
Tin House Books, 9781935639664, 200pp.
Publication Date: November 12, 2013
About the Author
Matt Kish is a self-taught artist from Ohio, where he lives with his wife, their two frogs, and far too many books. He has created one illustration for every page of "Moby-Dick," fully illustrated Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness," and had his work appear in "The Chicagoan," "Propeller Magazine," and the "Salt Hill Journal." He has also illustrated "The Alligators of Abraham" by Robert Kloss and the upcoming "The Desert Places" by Robert Kloss and Amber Sparks.
Praise For Heart of Darkness…
"The brilliant mind behind Moby Dick in Pictures is back to illustrate Joseph Conrad’s classic."
"Darkness never looked so good: Matt Kish's illustrated edition of Joseph Conrad's classic follows the template he created with Moby-Dick In Pictures ."
The National Post
"For your friend who slept through English class, an illustrated version of a classic: Heart of Darkness, written by Joseph Conrad and illustrated by Matt Kish."
The Airship (picked Matt Kish's Heart of Darkness as one of the best books of 2013!)
"Two years after his infinitely wonderful illustrations for every page of Moby-Dick, which ranked among the best art and design books of 2011, self-taught Ohio-based artist Matt Kish returns with an equally exquisite edition of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness (public library). With one haunting acrylic-paint-and-ink illustration for every page, Kish whose artwork was included in the excellent compendium The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3 reinvigorates the Conrad classic and its timeless themes of race, gender, power, privilege, and the dualities of the human soul."