Tag Archives: Decay

“The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” is Frightening But Also Very Philosophical

Damien Hirst's famous sculpture challenges us to contemplate death and its meaning

Damien Hirst is a world-renowned contemporary artist who specializes in creating works that shock the senses. His 1991 sculpture titled “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” is perhaps the best example of his shocking brand … Continue reading

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Turn Me into Dirt and Flowers

Seattle-based architect, Katrina Spade, hopes that her Urban Death Project will provide communities with a meaningful and ecological option for their bodies after death

Growing up in a family whose idea of a vacation was constructing a chicken coop or putting shingles on a house, it’s no surprise that Katrina Spade chose architecture as a career. Her collaboration with Jamie Corn has produced playful … Continue reading

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PaperWhite by Bradley L Bowers

The stunning vases explore life and death

Bradley L. Bowers’ PaperWhite series explores the beauty of life, death, and decay through these stunning paper vases. from the artist: The concept of planned permanence frightens me. I believe nothing should be made to last for eternity. Death is … Continue reading

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