Micro to Macro- paintings on stretched canvas or canvas board

4. Gulliver's Orbs: Lilliput: Wood Cells by Lauren McKinley Renzetti
4. Gulliver’s Orbs: Lilliput: Wood Cells, acrylic, thread on stretched canvas, 32 x 32 framed, 1997 $500

The human eye can observe many things, but what it could not see was either deemed as imagination, mythology or nonexistent; until the microscope. This series of paintings and prints investigates the view from a microscope. Images of wood cells, cross sections of trees, seed pods, pollen, and even everyday and not so everyday drugs. These micro views all have a beauty that is not usually seen by any but the chemist.

September 2013

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