How Tom Huck Paired a Depraved Imagination and Medieval Technique to Make Magic

A new book offers a backstage pass into the inner workings of the Missouri printmaker's mind

By Daniel Hill

Of all the deeply upsetting details in Tom Huck's relentlessly unsettling oeuvre, the dog dick has to take the top spot. The distressing bit of canine anatomy appears in what Huck himself has acknowledged may be his "most heinous print," "Anatomy of a Crack Shack," which was released in 2005 as part of his Bloody Bucket series...

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