Graceann Warn, Bird Sanctuary , 2012 19 " x 5 " x 4 " Encaustic and oil, objects in found box
"This is a rare example of a kind of bizarre composite figure that achieved popularity around 1600, especially in Milan. Made of materials ranging from seeds to a beetle abdomen to pearls, around a wax core, this curious figure exemplifies the notion of human beings as encompassing all the virtues and frailties of the physical world. "
Coffret reliquaire, cloître de Gnadenthal, canton d'Argovie, Suisse. Cire, bois, argent, soie, verre, fil d'or. 36,5 cm x 41,7 x 20. Photo MuCem, Dist RMN-Grand Palais / Yves Inchierman
Poster from the art exhibition at the 3D Printshow 2015 in Berlin
19th c. German Memento Mori triptych
This feels more Native American, but possibly voodoo-esque as well. I still really love it.