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Cremain Art

Alabama artist Sergio Protillo adds something a little special into his paint — cremains. People bring him the cremains of their loved ones, and he mixes them into some paint and creates a painting that's "like an additional memory to the person's life." He says one client cried when he saw his family member's cremain painting. [whnt.com]





Posted By: Alex | Date: Wed Feb 13, 2013 | Number of Comments: 4
Category: Art, Death
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Something for the exhibitionist in all of us.

What's with the third still picture? The figure's right arm looks like something else...
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 02/13/13 at 12:08 PM
I like Heinlein's idea in "Stranger in a Strange Land." Make soup out of the deceased and serve it at the wake/party. (Well, I like it in principle. the realities might get complicated.)
Posted by Frank in United States on 02/13/13 at 01:53 PM
Frank, that is horrible! But the painting idea is kind of nice in a way.
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 02/13/13 at 10:25 PM
Sometimes, what people try to pass off as "art" just burns me up.
Posted by tadchem on 02/15/13 at 02:32 PM
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