The human body has always been an inspiration for artists — even after the body has decayed and there is nothing but a skeleton left. Skulls were the inspiration, and in some cases the medium, for this gallery of art that we have collected.
All is Vanity by Charles Allan Gilbert.
Thanks to a bow and eyelashes this skull drawing actually looks cute.
A morbid take on the standard still life.
A dead man doesn’t necessarily have to give up it’s bling.
This Lace Front Skull Cardigan by Too Fast manages to make pink look tough.
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Ballerina in a Death’s Head by Salvador Dali.
We imagine this is what Roger Rabbit would look like after death.
Cool Victorian inspired skull art.
Optical illusion with a little girl frolicking.
Every skull lover will adore this Day of the Dead Bronze Sugar Skull Cuff by Lost Apostle.
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Behind the scenes photo of Salvador Dali’s In Volupas Mors.
Now that’s a skeleton key.
Skull watch by Isaac Penard.
A very delicate looking skull sculpture.
Even the saltiest seadog would love this Skull and Crossbones Embroidered Throw Pillow by Sin in Linen.
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That’s one evil looking tree.
Who would have thought that a violin could look so metal?
An amazing Tibetan carved skull.
Skull made out of a broken skateboard deck by Beto Janz.
This Men’s Retro Skull Tee by Hardnox Clothing has some badass skull art.
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