A Royal Family (Goliath Beetle) (2003) by Joianne Bittle.

More insect art. Entomologia is a group exhibition of art incorporating and inspired by insects, on view at Observatory, Brooklyn, NY, from February 26th to April 4th, 2010. There are fourteen artists involved but not all of them have websites showing the work one might expect to see there, unfortunately. The gallery will also host a series of events tied to the exhibition; more details here. Among the contributors is photographer Brian Riley whose chiaroscuro studies of male nudes have featured here previously.

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Jewel beetle
How many leaf beetles can dance on the head of a pin?
The art of Jo Whaley
Endangered insects postage stamps
Brian Riley

The art of Cuauhtémoc Rodríguez


Irradación from Microescenarios.


Triumbirato from Microescenarios.

Two of many striking digital works by Mexican artist Cuauhtémoc Rodríguez. The use of chiaroscuro always gets my attention and there’s plenty of that at work here, as in the example above. Via Bajo el Signo de Libra.

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The gay artists archive

Previously on { feuilleton }
The art of Scott Treleaven
Brian Riley
Daniel Nassoy
Chiaroscuro II: Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797
Shadows at Compton Verney
Dylan Ricci