Sunday, February 10, 2019

Five skulls that made human taxonomy

Here's the great Keynote Address by Nell Irvin Painter at the 2015 Göttingen conference on Johann Friedrich Blumenbach. Introducing her talk, "Five skulls that made human taxonomy," at 4:25 or so:
"... Representativeness does not matter in visual art. As an artist, or a painter, my attention came to focus ever more on singularity."

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