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GIVEAWAY: Win a Signed Copy of our New Book Death: A Graveside Companion

11 days ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

We are delighted to announce a give away of three signed copies of our new book Death: A Graveside Companion , a nearly 400 page compendium of 1,000 images and 19 essays exploring a variety of ways in which humankind has come to terms with, imagined, visualized and pictured death.
In the spirit of the book, we are asking Morbid Anatomy readers to share an image of their favorite artwork or artifact that illustrates the intersections of death and beauty, and to tell us-in no more than 3 sentences-about the piece and why they chose it.
Entries must be received by midnight on Sunday, November...
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Winners of Death: A Graveside Companion Art and Death Book Giveaway!

Winners of Death: A Graveside Companion Art and Death Book Giveaway!

11 days ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

Thanks to all who entered our recent giveaway of three signed copies of our new book Death: A Graveside Companion , our new, heavily illustrated magnum opus documenting the variety of ways humankind has come to terms with, imagined, visualized and pictured death.
In the spirit of the book, we asked Morbid Anatomy readers to share an image of their favorite artwork or artifact illustrating the intersections of death and beauty, and to tell us about the piece and why they chose it.
It was very difficult to choose between all the wonderful and imaginative entries, but above are the three...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

"Pear, Crab Apple, Hydrangea, and Phlox" Oil on 5x7 board

"Pear, Crab Apple, Hydrangea, and Phlox" Oil on 5x7 board

Sold Here is the finished painting, and also a "photo- shopped" framed image to show how it might look in a frame. The painting is sold unframed.Scroll down to the previous... Read more ...

ROFL: 1955

ROFL: 1955

Los Angeles, 1955. "Comedians George Burns and Gracie Allen." Color trans­parency for the Look magazine assignment "Fall TV Preview." View full size. Read more ...

Carbon County: 1940

Carbon County: 1940

August 1940. Carbon County, Pennsylvania. "Street in Upper Mauch Chunk, a small historic coal mining town in the Lehigh Valley." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the... Read more ...

Two-Sided Paintings on Transparent Paper

Two-Sided Paintings on Transparent Paper

Caspar David Friedrich, Mountainous River Landscape Caspar David Friedrich experimented with painting landscapes on translucent paper that could be lit up from behind. "In 1830... Read more ...

Shigeru Ban Designs Triad of Timber Pyramids for Kentucky Owl Park

Shigeru Ban Designs Triad of Timber Pyramids for Kentucky Owl Park

Kentucky Owl Park. Image © Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects Shigeru Ban Architects have been selected to a new 420-acre campus for the owners of Kentucky Owl Bourbon just... Read more ...

Photos of Golden Autumn in the Netherlands

Photos of Golden Autumn in the Netherlands

This autumn has been exceptionally beautiful in the Netherlands. Because of the interesting climate earlier this year with the extreme droughts we experienced, the trees are... Read more ...

"Lily, Lemon and Blueberries" Oil on 9x12 inch board

"Lily, Lemon and Blueberries" Oil on 9x12 inch board

Sold I finally finished this painting! I have a photo of this work in progress on my Instagram dbeckscooper. I posted it there from my ipad, and I'm just not sure how to post... Read more ...

"Merry and Bright" Oil on 8x6 inch board

"Merry and Bright" Oil on 8x6 inch board

Sold Here is a picture of the pencil sketch I made, and my set up. After drawing the sketch, I decided I'd like to do a painting as well. Read more ...

"White Pumpkin, Dry hydrangea, grapes and rose hips"

"White Pumpkin, Dry hydrangea, grapes and rose hips"

Sold Below is a work in progress photo... Read more ...

Thistle Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, SOLD

Thistle Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, SOLD

This small oil painting is a tribute to thistles. The lowly thistle, thought to be a weed, in my eyes, a brilliant floral beauty. SOLD I photographed this thistle while taking... Read more ...