Robert Koch (bacteriology)

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48 x 48” acrylic on canvas

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As one of the main founders of modern bacteriology, he identified the specific causative agents of tuberculosis, cholera, and anthrax and also gave experimental support for the concept of infectious disease. Koch created and improved laboratory technologies and techniques in the field of microbiology, and made key discoveries in public health.

Microscapes - This series of paintings and sculptures portray a fantastical and imagined world where one can fly, float, or soar through a diminutive landscape filled with microbes, bacteria, viruses, cells, and atoms. The landscapes have the illusion of space so that the viewer can picture themselves floating amongst and exploring the cellular detritus. They allow the viewer to be a kind of ‘nano-tourist’ in a tiny world that is experienced every day. A world that in reality, can only be seen using a microscope or a particle accelerator.  

Colour is very important to this work. It is used to evoke a kind of ‘Disney-fied’ imagining of the microscopic/subatomic landscape. 

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Acrylic with a clear UV matte or satin varnish for protection.

All painting marks or light blemishes are part of the art. There are no returns on original art.

Signed on the back with the date. 

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