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Of Flowers and Autopsies: Making Early Modern Science

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© Courtesy of Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Of Flowers and Autopsies: Making Early Modern Science

Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
February 8th, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
block-museum@northwestern.edu
PHONE:  
847-491-4000
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue, Sat-Sun 10-5; Wed-Fri 10-8

DESCRIPTION

Northwestern art history professor Claudia Swan discusses the role of botanical and anatomical illustration in the pursuit of knowledge about the natural world. Professor Swan is an essay contributor to the exhibition catalogue Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe.