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ERNST HAECKEL: ART FORMS IN NATURE

BLASTOIDEA: Knospensterne (Echinodermata: Crinoidea)

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"Nature exhibits a unity underlying an ever astonishing variety. There is an inherent geometry and symmetry in nature."

The specimens shown here, extinct relatives of starfish, exemplify Haeckel's observation. Moreover, the organization of the images on the page further accentuate the inherent symmetry and geometric formation of the organisms.


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Curated by Ann Weissmann, Exhibitions Curator MBLWHOI Library





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