Exploring the Inevitable: Gallery of Death in Art

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Diamond Jim, 2004

Credit: Wilson Kidde

For more than a decade art collector Richard Harris has been seeking out pieces that explore and interpret death. He has amassed not only work by artists…Read More »

like Rembrandt, but photography, installations and artifacts from around the world. Among them, skulls and skeletons are nearly universal. Shown above is "Diamond Jim" 2004, one of his pieces on display at the Chicago Cultural Center from Jan. 28 through July 8, 2012.
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