This is my second classic Vanitas still life in a modern edition - this time I've made The Bathroom Vanitas 😊
- Soap Bubbles are a symbol of the beauty of life and the suddenness of death.
- Candles represent people. The flame is a human soul, and its extinguishing - death.
- Skull is the most common symbol of the certainty of death. It's not a big surprise 🙃
- Mirror depicts vanity. It also symbolizes feminine beauty and its inevitable transience.
- I'm showing soap and toilet paper as luxury goods. We all know why 😉 They describe the pointlessness of chase for wealth because all goods are only a temporary event.
Stay safe everyone and memento mori 💀