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If you think there's a creepy something extra to the sculptures you see below, then you'd be right. All of these portraits are created using bones of the dead.

Artist Arne Svenson explores living relationships with the dead and has spent years visiting coroners offices and law enforcement facilities around America photographing sculptures made by forensic scientists.

Forensics crafted the sculptures using the victims identifiable remains with the intention of solving crimes.

Check them out:

The photographs feel akin to the Victorian way of preserving memories of the dead.

Do you find these sculptures disturbing?

Source: Beautiful Decay


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