Lovecraft wrote horror fiction but never achieved fame in his lifetime. He was a short-story writer, essayist, poet and novelist. He is considered the most important and influential century writer in his genre of science and horror fiction.
Lovecraftian horror is only thing that scares me. Lovecraft print by Emily Cheeseman.
The Great old Ones (by David Bercovici)
Cthulhu sculpt, this is exactly how I imagine the statue described in the story!