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Morbid Anatomy News and Happenings: Book, Events, Utopia / Dystopia Series with Hauser and Wirth, and More!

11 days ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

Greetings!
We have lots of exciting news and events to announce today.
First up is the new book Death: A Graveside Companion , edited by Morbid Anatomy founder Joanna Ebenstein. This nearly 400 page book is packed with over 1,000 images and 19 essays exploring the intersections of art and death. You can find out more about the book-or pre-order a copy-by clicking here .
We have organized a number of events to celebrate the book's release. The first will take place at London's Horse Hospital next Wednesday, October 18. This will consists of short talks by a number of contributors including...
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Happy Birthday to "Death: A Graveside Companion:" New Book on Art and Death by our Founder Joanna Ebenstein

Happy Birthday to "Death: A Graveside Companion:" New Book on Art and Death by our Founder Joanna Ebenstein

11 days ago   |   By Morbid Anatomy

We would like to wish a festive happy birthday to Death: A Graveside Companion -the new book by our founder Joanna Ebenstein-whose official US release date is today!
You can order a copy of this epic book which explores, via over 1,000 images and 19 essays, humankind's attempts attempts - mythological, scientific and popular - to imagine, respond to, or find meaning in the mystery of death here .
Image from the book: Ivory Memento Mori by an unknown maker from c. 1640. In the 16th century, the memento mori-or objects created to urge the viewer to contemplate their mortality-moved from the...
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