Santiago Caruso (Quilmes, Argentina – 1982) is a symbolist artist of a decadent avant-garde language, standing out both for the vigor of its poetry as well as for its technique. Dedicated to the fantastique, among his most important illustrated books you can find:
Jane Eyre (Folio Society); El Horror de Dunwich, La Condesa Sangrienta and El Monje y la Hija del Verdugo (Libros del Zorro Rojo); La Cena (La Caja de Cerillos); El Eco de mis Muertes (Self edition); Prisoner 489 and The Walls of the Castle (Black Labyrinth); Senhorita Christina (Tordesilhas); Historias de Vampiros (Longseller); The Peacock Escritoire and Tarshishim (Ex Occidente Press); Three Great Plays of Shakespeare & Don Quixote, (Penguin Readers).
Between 2005 and 2011, he collaborated with the mythical magazine Caras y Caretas. He has also makes book covers for Actes Sud, Valdemar, Random House, Tartarus Press, Nightshade Books, Dark Regions Press and Planeta, among others. Also, he has created the visual concept of music albums of different bands of America and Europe.
Member of the Beinart Surreal Art Collective since 2010, the artwork of Caruso is well represented in galleries and museums of Buenos Aires, United States, United Kingdom, Mexico and Spain.