Tag Archives: Death Sculpture

Adrian Arleo’s Sculptures About Loss Meld Nature with Humankind

The sculptor crafts haunting displays that represent loss, death and rebirth

When we die, our bodies eventually revert back to nature, allowing new life to occupy the space that we’ve left behind. Few artists are able to capture this complex cycle of death and rebirth as accurately as Adrian Arleo. Her … Continue reading

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Death, Venom and Angelo Filomeno

An Italian artist embroiders and sculpts gorgeous depictions of death

Artist Angelo Filomeno learned about the harsh reality of death earlier than most. When he was just a child, he lost both of his parents quite suddenly. Beginning life as an orphan formed the backbone of Filomeno’s work in the modern … Continue reading

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Reflections on Life & Death in Auguste Rodin’s “Cathedral”

What the French sculpture says about life, death, and the relationship between our humanity and spirituality

French sculptor Auguste Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917) had an ability to explore profound, spiritual themes through ostensibly simple forms – in this case, a pair of two hands. Rodin’s “Cathedral” or “Cathedral Hands” (1908) looks at … Continue reading

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