Throughout History death is incorporated in art. The incorporation of death is often an outlook on an emotion or physical aspects. Death within the arts is often exaggerated and has the ability to gain compassion and sympathy from the audience. Death to most cultures is seen as a negative thing; It is often a time of grief and a time to miss the ones we lost. Art has a good way of portraying the reaction of those involved in the picture based on an event like death. Clothing, facial expressions, the setting, even lighting and shading are things that are important to look for while trying to recognize if it relates to death. In other cultures death can be viewed as a positive aspect of life. Death is also known for being a new beginning. People spend their entire lives trying to make sure that they can abide by rules and regulations to help gain a good spot in an after life of some sort. Art can portray stories that give the exact words or view points of a person who spent their time on earth. Some people wonder how their life after death is going to play out, while others spend the rest of their days wondering who and what they will be when their current life ends. Art can be defined in different eras and can even be defined by different religions. Death is an inevitable part of life for all of us. For some the it is the end and others its just a new beginning and the art created around these views are unique and incredible all at once. Death will always be apart of life and art encompasses every aspect of life, including death. Art with a side of death.