"A Strange Beauty, Photographic Studies of the Museum's Collections by John Bonath," opens today and runs through Halloween. Below is a sampling of the more than 60 photographs that will be on display.
The exhibit is free with admission to the museum. From the DMNS website:
A new photography exhibit, "A Strange Beauty, Photographic Studies of the Museum's Collections by John Bonath," includes 62 large-scale works inspired by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's education, zoology, and earth sciences collections.Photos continue on the next page.
The first exhibition of its kind and scale, "A Strange Beauty," presents some of the Museum's collections-such as snake skin sheds, horse skulls, and nests-to the public in the form of art. Collaboration between the local artist and the Museum allowed Bonath the opportunity to photograph these treasures in both a studio at the Museum and in the artist's studio.