Saturday, October 31, 2009

Reflections on Darwin

Reflections on Darwin
Wright State University
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries
November 1, 2009–January 10, 2010

2009 marks the 150th anniversay of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin's controversial book about the theory of evolution, and is also the 200th anniversary of his birth. To commemorate Darwin and the significance of the theory of evolution on our culture, Reflections on Darwin includes artists explore through various contemporary art practices the ideas behind evolution and its impact on today’s society. JD Talasek, Director Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) will present a lecture on the theory of evolution and its influence on contemporary art on Thursday, November 5th.

Curated by Benjamin Montague, Assistant Professor of Art

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