Toru Kamei’s lush works are reminiscent of vanitas paintings from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Memento Mori Art
Still Life with a Skull by Philippe de Champaigne, 1671. The three essentials of existence: life, death, and time.
New narrative still life paintings and drawings by graphic artist David Cahill. Check out more images at his portfolio website crunchypencil.com
Herman Henstenburgh, Vanitas, c. 1700 Vanitas: The Latin word means "vanity" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.