The D'Arcy Thompson Print Folio - Calum Colvin

image by Calum Colvin from D'Arcy Thompson Print FolioCalum Colvin

Orpheus and the Beasts

Photo polymer intaglio


This picture was inspired by George Dutch Davidson’s unfinished decorative panel, Orpheus and the Listening Animals, commissioned by D’Arcy Thompson for his study, and reflecting his interests in natural history, mathematics and Classics. Updated for the digital age, the image contains references to technology, poetry and environmental catastrophe.


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