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There’s not much information on Japanese artist Toru Kamei (at least not in English) available online.  But his pieces are wonderfully reminiscent of the Vanitas painting from the 1600-1700’s. When I’m fabulously wealthy I shall own all of them!  Evil cackle… etc… so on & so forth.

“Toru KAMEI was born in 1976. He is inspired by Vanitas and try to express transience but beautiful, by drawing common vanitas symbols include skulls, which are a reminder of the certainty of death, flower, which symbolize transience of beauty.”


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