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Stunning prints for sale from Subnature Exhibition: Prices reduced
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:46:25 +0000
Back in May this year we opened the exhibition Subnature by the UCL Slade School of Fine Art’s Lan Lan. The highlight of the exhibition were a series of extremely high quality prints, generated by digitally manipulating photographs of sculptures the artist had created from fish bone. The resulting images resembled at once both marine […]Read more...
Specimen of the Week: Week 159
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:45:47 +0000
Dean Veall here. My turn on SoTW has come round again and this week I have chosen a specimen that belongs to the group that is a favourite of museums to hang from ceilings, in fact one of my first museum memories was as a young curly haired child wandering around Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museums Wales […]Read more...
Following Captain Cook, and How the Kangaroo Nearly Never Was
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:55:33 +0000
The Grant Museum is extremely excited to be a partner in the National Maritime Museum’s Travelers’ Tails project, which will involve this painting of a kangaroo by George Stubbs – the first ever western painting of Australian wildlife – coming to the Grant in March. Last month I was in Australia on zoological fieldwork. I […]Read more...