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Vanitas Vanitatum

This is a photographic image, showing what happens when Apples decay. The use of dark background, dark lighting and dark surface that contrasts with the green decaying apple emphasises a sort of death theme in this image. As decay symbolises death.

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New narrative still life paintings and drawings by graphic artist David Cahill. Check out more images at his portfolio website crunchypencil.com

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SMOKING IS ADDICTIVE found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 #stilllife still life #vanitas Vanitas #skull Skull

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Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

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from The Huffington Post

Celebrate Bold Women With These Brilliantly Macabre Stories

Love this sketch of the body opening up to show it's anatomy and I am inspired by this idea with my own art

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Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για vanitas vanitatum et omnia vanitas