Gregory Halili: Mother of Pearl skulls

“Born and raised in the Philippines, New Jersey-based artist Gregory Halili is deeply influenced by the vegetation and wildlife he experienced as a child. His latest series of work involves a fusion of the human form with the natural world in these amazing bas-relief shell skulls. Halili carves and then paints with oil on raw, gold-lip and black-lip mother of pearl found in shells collected from the Philippines.”http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/06/mother-of-pearl-shell-skull-carvings-by-gregory-halili/

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