Ernst Haeckel



Ernst Haeckel artwork can be a puzzle-box for my eye. Haeckel illustrates the beauty and diversity in biology. He draws basic laws of form that move and evolve, creating skeletal structure, celebrates symmetry and order in the mathematical chemistry of nature.

He is an interesting person, although much of his work in biology has been disputed and rejected. Still, his pictures are really damn nice. I like to go through his book of illustrations “Art Forms in Nature” from time to time. The organic geometry is beautiful!

 tafel_085_medium  Tafel_040_medium
 Tafel_028_medium  egg with sprouting cube copy.small
 ernst_haeckel_-_thalamphora1 Art-Haeckel-Microscopic-Haeckel_Spumellaria


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s