One of 30-ish portraits for my new show which opens tonight at 7pm at Mondo Gallery in Austin, TX.
Also, Mike mitchell’s done some new art. I love this one. I promise promise promise (that’s three times I promised) that I’ve got some coming too.
Amber Inclusions by Anders Damgaard
With all this discussion recently surrounding the ethics of manipulating DNA in an effort to resurrect lost species, it seems appropriate that we take a look back in time at the vessels for our future T-Rexes and (fingers crossed~!) Giant Ground Sloths. Until that glorious day when we will ride atop the backs of huge beavers (it was a thing! Science up), admire the beauty of these amber-encased insects, forever looking out at us through a layer of several million years.
Photog: Flickr / Website / Blog
The last ones amazing.
This beleaguered planet of ours. Shrouded in such ancient glory. It saddens me that I doubt my entire life could result in such lasting beauty as that of an unlucky insect so many millenia ago.