by Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 21 August 2012

Chicago-based artist and designer Pablo Garcia has taken the anamorphic skull right out of Hans Holbein’s 1533 painting The Ambassadors (yes, anamorphic art existed way back in the 16th century) and tattooed it on the underside of his index finger.

The memento mori symbol then shows itself in its full glory to whoever his finger points at. It would also appear to mean that Garcia’s sporting a over-stretched, somewhat obese skull tattoo most of the time to people not in the know. Trippy!