This is the work of Mariano Villalba, a young Argentinian artist whose influences include Edgar Allen Poe, Jan Saudek and Scarface! His dark surreal world is populated with fallen angels, evil clowns (are there any other kinds?) and mysterious women.

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Evilia

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Don Quixote - to dream the impossible dream

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Battle Angels

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Slave Angels

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

The Angel of the Dead (I'm a sucker for angels, just can't seem to get enough)

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

The Way of the Dead

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

The Last Angel

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Break the Silence

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Cold Fear

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Welcome to The Carnival of Horror

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Dark Ride Crazy Clown (crazy town... or...you must be this tall)

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Creepy Show

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

And... The Midnight Clown Show

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Slaughter High

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

A Tribute to Man Ray

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Blind Wizard

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Liquid Dreams

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

Trbute to Man Ray