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

2 monthes 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!

2 monthes 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

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