An unusual art exhibition premiered this month in Los Angeles at the L.A. County Museum of Art, and it is being expanded into a book available later this month. Director Guillermo del Toro is known for his visions of fantasy horror as seen in his Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Mimic, Crimson Peak, and even the beginnings of The Hobbit trilogy. Many are unaware of his creepy home full of fantasy and horror relics that he calls Bleak House. Think of the beginning of an episode of The Ray Bradbury Theater or Friday the 13th TV series or that shop where an old man found a Mogwai for his son in Gremlins and you’ll have an idea of the oddities to be found.
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters is a companion to the exhibition of artworks purchased by del Toro and featured in his strange home. The book includes photographs, pages from his journals, and interviews with the director and other art connoisseurs. The book promises to provide an engrossing look into the mind of one of the truly unique storytellers of today.
Below, after the break, is a preview of pages from At Home With Monsters. It is available now for pre-order here from Amazon.com.
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters is being released August 30, 2016.