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Reading Arnold Böcklin’s ‘Isle of the Dead’

A symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death

Death is inevitable. A reality that unites all humans. In medieval times, the practice of reflecting the transient nature of earthy life was known as memento mori — a Latin phrase meaning ‘remember that you must die.’ Since time immemorial, artists have developed a universal language to explore the concepts…

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Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies. https://linktr.ee/kamnakirti