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What Do You Do, With The Death Within Your Eyes?

ENDURING AGEL OF SLEEP, painting detail from visionary art book “ILLUMINATIONS The Geography Of The Imagination”ENDURING AGEL OF SLEEP, painting detail from visionary art book         “ILLUMINATIONS The Geography Of The Imagination”, pgs 92-95What Do You Do, With The Death Within Your Eyes?

 

Momento Mori, reminders of death, do not just live their cautionary message in Dutch still life. The deaths head, the grinning chalice beneath the flawless face waits patiently. A man was always at Caesar’s ear in Imperial Rome whispering, “Remember Caesar you are mortal, you too will die." Are these eyes looking at death or is it merely a growing seed within.

 

 

 

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