Off The Page

Plate From Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium

The artistic nature illustrations of Maria Sibylla Merian have had a revived interest with a re-issue of her book, Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Her wonderful illustrations have inspired taxidermist and artist Jeremy Johnson to render 3 dimensional sculptures of her illustrations. The Jeremy Johnson art display, Off The Page, opened at the Lloyd Library and Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio in March 2017.

Johnson is self taught in insect…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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