A short article at the Guardian (Damien Hirst salutes Darwin’s ‘courage’ in On the Origin of Species painting) initially passed me by. It’s by Hirst himself, and he says nice things about Darwin. Apparently the painting is called ""Human skull… Continue Reading →
The new Peguin Books’ edition of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species… features a cover by celebrated/reviled (dependent on one’s opinion!) modern artist Damian Hirst. Now, while I quite like some (but not all) of Hirst’s work – and recall… Continue Reading →
The Royal Mail has issued (or will issue) stamps to celebrate the upcoming Darwin anniversary. There’s also a miniature sheet, depicting the Galapagos Islands, and a variety of the specialised fauna found there. I think they are particularly attractive, and… Continue Reading →
Here’s the cover of the journal Science (7th March issue which just arrived at my office), featuring a work by the graffiti artist Banksy. Just thought this was a nice image!