The Natural Selection portrait series specifically explores the lives of great scientists.
Natural Selection - Noah ScalinKrause Gallery (149 Orchard Street, New York, NY) Map it Free
The Natural Selection portrait series specifically explores the lives of great scientists whose work has had an incredible impact on the world. Each diptych is made up of the portrait of a deceased scientist and a representation of his/her skull. The skull is made by literally rearranging the elements used in the portrait, thus destroying that original creation. The scientists represented are all great thinkers whose creations had an impact on our lives today, but also serious repercussions for their own lives (and deaths):