Arnold Böcklin death

Self-Portrait with Death Playing the Fiddle | Arnold Böcklin

Self-Portrait with Death Playing the Fiddle is a self-portrait  painted in 1872 by the Swiss symbolist artist Arnold Böcklin. “The painting depicts a bearded Böcklin stalked by a personification of death playing a single-stringed violin in an intimation of his mortality. It is an echo of an earlier painting of Sir Brian Tuke by an anonymous painter c.1540, […]

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Vorobiev Oak Tree

Memento Mori Monday | Maksim Vorobyov | Oak Fractured by Lightning (an allegory on his wife’s death)

Oak Fractured by Lightning is an allegorical painting by Russian landscape painter Maksim Nikiforovich Vorobyov (Максим Никифорович Воробьёв) of the death of his wife. The thick, tempestuous dark clouds symbolize the painter’s misery and anguish at the death of his wife, while the sudden flash of lightning reminds us of how quick death can strike.

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podcasts for powerlifters

Podcasts for Powerlifters 2021 | My Favorites and Recommendations

This post contains a compilation of my favourite podcasts for powerlifters. They are not all powerlifting-specific (some of strength-focused), but they all benefit powerlifting training. These are my favourite podcasts as a powerlifter. They are not all about powerlifting specifically, but I found value in them as someone in the iron game. The podcasts range

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