Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time at George Eastman Museum

For more than forty years, photographer Eugene Richards has explored complicated subjects such as racism, poverty, emergency medicine, drug addiction, cancer, family, aging, the effects of war and terrorism, and the depopulation of rural America. Until now, his work has been known primarily through international news and media outlets, for which he created images on…

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Amy Rockett-Todd “MANUS : ab.sum”

The exhibition  “MANUS : ab.sum”  is rendered using the 19th Century photographic process known as Wet Plate Collodion. The work deals with hand-made attributes of creating photographic images of our environment … the building up, the habitation, and the abandonment of it … and of nature reclaiming its place. Drawing from a history of past…

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The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, glial cells of the mouse spinal cord, 1899, ink and pencil on paper. Courtesy of Instituto Cajal (CSIC).

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, considered the father of modern neuroscience, was also an exceptional artist. He drew the brain in a way that provided a clarity exceeding that achieved by photographs. Combining scientific and artistic skills to produce drawings with extraordinary scientific and aesthetic qualities, his theory that the brain is composed of individual cells…

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