Tag Archives: Balance Between Life and Death

“If you would indeed behold the spirit of death, open your heart wide unto the body of life. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”

- Kahlil Gibran
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“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?”

- Edgar Allan Poe
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Mike Egan’s Paintings Explore the Whimsical Side of Death

Fine arts grad and former embalmer Mike Egan's paintings playfully balance life and death

Mike Egan is definitely using all his professionally-acquired skills these days. Since graduating from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program in 2000, and then taking a detour through a career as an embalmer and funeral director, he … Continue reading

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