The Crying Boy

The Crying Boy [The Paranormal Museum]

These late 20th century prints are reproductions of Italian painter Bruno Amadio’s popular Crying Boys series. Amadio, who was popularly known as Giovanni Bragolin, produced paintings of tearful children for tourists visiting his hometown, Venice. When prints were mass produced and sold worldwide in the 1980s, the Crying Boy earned a sinister reputation after being associated […]