Robert Farren, Duria Antiquior (An Earlier Dorset) (c. 1850), courtesy Sedgwick Museum of Earth
Sciences, University of Cambridge.

Joining the many global celebrations commemorating the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, the Yale Center of British Art in New Haven has staged a wide ranging and fascinating exhibition called “Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts.” Organized by the Fitzwilliam Museum of Cambridge University in England with the collaboration of the Yale Center, the exhibition both reveals the cultural and visual environment of Darwin’s time and explores the impact of Darwin and his revolutionary...

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