Posts Tagged ‘death’
Death has never looked so beautiful. The fully articulated skeleton of a female saint, dressed in an intricate costume of silk brocade and gold lace, withered fingers glittering with colorful rubies, emeralds, and pearls-this is only one of the specially photographed relics featured in Heavenly Bodies. Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.
The sculpture is often said to have inspired The Seventh Seal by Ingmar Bergman. A little more on Wikipedia.
The art of Coco Fronsac.
Fine arts and photography by Chema Gil.