Chazen Museum of Art

Event

Capturing Nature: Instruments, Specimens, Art

December 10 to April 13 | Mayer Gallery

This student-organized exhibition by the First-year Interest Group, Science History Detectives, examines human interactions with the natural world using objects from a number of campus collections, including the UW Zoological Museum, the L. R. Ingersoll Physics Museum, the UW Physics Lecture Demonstration Collection, and the Chazen Museum of Art. It reveals artists and scientists capturing, imagining, and transforming nature, and explores the versatile uses of glass for scientific discovery and artistic inspiration.

Left:
Kim Cridler (American, b. 1968), Night #2, 2005, steel, slip cast china. Walter A. and Dorothy Jones Frautschi Endowment Fund purchase, 2008.14

Right:
John Gould (English, 1804–1881), Nyctea Nivea, part of folio volume of "The Birds of Great Britain 1862–1873," hand-colored lithograph. Transfer from the Rare Book Department Memorial Library, 1981.62.85

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