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“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”:- William Shakespeare
Tag Archives: Mortality
Is the key to a "good" death following your heart?
Each month Kathleen Clohessy, R.N., offers a new perspective on living with a terminal illness. Kathleen comes to SevenPonds with 25 years experience as a registered nurse caring for families and children facing life-threatening illness. She began her career in the … Continue reading
Still Life tradition gets a makeover with this time-based memento mori installation
“Strange Fruit (for David)” by artist Zoe Leonard is as tender and fragile as it is innovative and…sometimes smelly. This installation comprises “Orange, banana, grapefruit, lemon, and avocado peels with thread, zippers, buttons, sinew, needles, plastic, wire, stickers, fabric, and trim … Continue reading
An artist considers the duality of life and death through the medium of glass
Death and mortality have long been a focal point for artists. And it’s no wonder, since life and death are inherent, and an intrinsic part of being human. Installation artist Beth Lipman works in a medium well-suited for considering mortality: glass. … Continue reading