Thursday, October 24, 2013

[BONUS] 414. Natural Selection: Charles Darwin's Skull

Here's one of the diptychs from my new Natural Selection portrait series which is on display at Krause Gallery in NYC through November 24...

Charles Darwin & Skull made from feathers by Noah Scalin

Charles Darwin (1809- 1882): developed the theory of evolution known as natural selection, which he based in part on observations of birds in the Galápagos. The theory was nearly universally accepted by scientists by the time he died, but has been consistently reputed by religious fundamentalists ever since.

Here's a video of the piece being created (actually being taken apart in reverse time-lapse!)...

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