RAPAPORT Vladi Biography

The Ukraine-born Vladi Rapoport confronts life and death with humor, history and furniture. Using materials as diverse as wood, carbon fiber, steel, leather, polyurethane foam, glass fiber and polyester, Vladi created this 'Vanitas' series, a modernized version of the 16th and 17th century Dutch concept of surrounding yourself with art that reminds you of your own mortality, in order to enjoy life to the fullest. He is based in Amsterdam.