Skull Art

Jafabrit is at it again, she has come up with some wonderful paintings of skulls, click the skull below to see more on her blog.

It reminds me a bit of the Damien Hirst skull which sold for $100m.
You never know maybe someone will pay that much for  Jafabrit’s, I much prefer hers though it is so much more artistic and from the comments she has received it looks like it has also been very inspiring to others.   Keep up the good work!
If you want to read more about the Hirst skull look no further:

Dead valuable … For the Love of God, by Damien Hirst. (AFP: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd)

A diamond-encrusted skull by British artist Damien Hirst sold on Thursday for $US100 million ($123 million), a record price for work sold by a living artist, a London gallery announced.

The work, entitled ‘For the Love of God’, is a skull cast in platinum and encrusted with 8,601 diamonds. Carbon dating has shown that the original skull on which Hirst’s work is modelled dates to the 18th century.

Hirst remains best known for earlier conceptual works in which creatures including a shark and a cow were pickled in formaldehyde inside glass tanks.

The diamond-encrusted skull was sold to an group of anonymous investors, a spokeswoman for the White Cube gallery in London, where it has been on display from the beginning of the summer, told AFP.

Death is one of the central themes in works completed by Hirst, 41, who once said that the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States were like a work of art, but later apologised.

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