INSECT WEB RESOURCES
COLLECTING TRIPS / COLLECTIONS!
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
took this photo of a poor moth stuck in some rhubarb syrup residue on the bottom of an insect-themed glass she gifted me some years ago. A amazing image. Hunger, death, and spirit -a sad, poetic little scene.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
insect libris, insect cabinets
Below is one of some
lovely paintings of butterflies and beetles
on tattered book covers by
And speaking of beetles and butterflies, here is a nice, recent NPR piece -
The Butterflies And Beetles Behind Evolution
- on one of
Alfred Russel Wallace's
insect cabinets found - intact, insects and all - in an antique shop in Virginia some 30 years ago.
In both cases we see the potency of remnants and staying power, physically and figuratively, of insects collected, be it with paint or pin.