BR I 2017 I 6’ I Vinícius Cardoso
In Bosch's hell, she was condemned to look at her own reflection. Forever. Condemned by her vanity, she is vanity.
Spirit that wanders through the darkness of the Garden of Earthly Delights. She is vanitas.
A latin noun means "emptiness" and "vanity." And it also refers to the "vanitas" paintings of the Middle Ages. A type of symbolic work of art from northern Europe and the Netherlands, from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, which seem like a morbid artifact, but act as a reminder of the ephemerality of life.