Searching for a Safe Planet from Extinction!

Assemblage, canvas boards sand painted, collage, glass marbles, graphics, acrylic paint.
16″ x 20″ x 1¼”
Frame pending.

Reserved for exhibition.

Note: Refer “Red List” for threatened species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Technical assistance in producing the artwork by Jenn Merrill, website designer.

Research Sources:

  • Wilson, Edward: The 8 Million Species We Don’t Know, N.Y. Times, March 4, 2018
  • Kelbaugh, Casey: Hotter Seas Cloud King Penguins’ Future, N.Y. Times, March 2018.
  • Robbins, Jim: Building an Ark for the Anthropocene, N.Y. Times, September 28, 2018.
  • Smith, Roberta: Art for the Planet’s Sake at the Biennale, N.Y. Times, May 2015 (refer quote below).
  • Joseph, Yonette: Rare Giraffes Cause Stir in Kenya, New York Times, (date to follow).

Noah in Space is dedicated to evolutionary biologist, Edward Wilson, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University.

Roberta Smith:
“All the World’s Futures” brings out into the open a central preoccupation of the moment, namely the limiting belief that art is not doing its job unless it has loud and clear social concerns, a position whose popularity has made “social practice” the latest new thing to be taught in art schools.