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Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Human Forms in Nature: Ernst Haeckel’s Trip to South Asia and Its Aftermath

- October 24, 2017 in aart form in nature, Art & Illustrations, biology, ceylon, Darwinism, ernst haeckel, eugenics, Featured Articles, Kunstformen der Natur, race, racism, Science, Science & Medicine, sri lanka

An early promoter and populariser of Darwin’s evolutionary theory, the German biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel was a hugely influential figure of the late 19th century. Bernd Brunner looks at how a trip to Sri Lanka sowed the seeds for not only Haeckel’s majestic illustrations from his Art Forms in Nature, for which he is […]

Human Forms in Nature: Ernst Haeckel’s Trip to South Asia and Its Aftermath

- September 13, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, art forms in nature, biology, ceylon, Darwinism, ernst haeckel, eugenics, Kunstformen der Natur, race, racism, Science, Science & Medicine, sri lanka

An early promoter and populariser of Darwin's evolutionary theory, the German biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel was a hugely influential figure of the late 19th century. Bernd Brunner looks at how a trip to Sri Lanka sowed the seeds for not only Haeckel's majestic illustrations from his Art Forms in Nature, for which he is perhaps best known today, but also his disturbing ideas on race and eugenics.

Ernst Haeckel’s Bats (1904)

- October 25, 2016 in bats, ernst haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur

Bats galore featured on plate 67 from Ernst Haeckel’s visually dazzling Kunstformen der Natur (1904).

Ernst Haeckel’s Bats (1904)

- October 25, 2016 in bats, ernst haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur

Bats galore featured on plate 67 from Ernst Haeckel’s visually dazzling Kunstformen der Natur (1904).

Ernst Haeckel’s Bats (1904)

- October 25, 2016 in bats, ernst haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur

Bats galore featured on plate 67 from Ernst Haeckel’s visually dazzling Kunstformen der Natur (1904).

Ernst Haeckel’s Bats (1904)

- October 25, 2016 in bats, ernst haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur

Bats galore featured on plate 67 from Ernst Haeckel’s visually dazzling Kunstformen der Natur (1904).

Ernst Haeckel’s Bats (1904)

- October 25, 2016 in bats, ernst haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur

Bats galore featured on plate 67 from Ernst Haeckel’s visually dazzling Kunstformen der Natur (1904).