Tag: natural history

The Art of Collections

An earlier post about photographer Rosamond Purcell led to a number of comments about how followers love collections, as I do, of every kind. These random examples show how artists extract  from the natural and man-made world, a practice that goes back centuries.

Art That Nature Makes

Contemporary photographer Rosamond Purcell’s breathtaking pictures challenge accepted notions of death and decay, and blur the line between the natural and man-made worlds.¬† (Detail: Two Rooms exhibition, Tufts University)