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"Metamorphosis" Skull Base Vanitas

Full of symbolism and meaning, this painting is my version of a modern Skull Base Surgery Still Life, or Vanitas. Each item in a traditional vanities has a purpose and message for the viewer. The pomegranate, for instance, represents resurrection, and abundant life. Inside the sphere you find an axial CT scan (with important landmarks) which recognizes the importance of technology and innovation in skull base surgery....