New narrative still life paintings and drawings by graphic artist David Cahill. Check out more images at his portfolio website crunchypencil.com
Tiny skulls from jewellery designer Shinji Nakaba, which are all crafted out of pearls.
'Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life', 1640 by Harmen Steenwyck (1612-1656)
THE HANGOVER PART II found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 #stilllife still life #vanitas Vanitas #skull Skull
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.
Caravaggio (Italian, 1573-1610). "Still Life with Skull." A common symbol of vanitas- a reminder of the certainty of death.
Edwaert Collier. Detail from Vanitas, 1663
Love this sketch of the body opening up to show it's anatomy and I am inspired by this idea with my own art
Vanitas - the art of death
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