Exhibition: Extreme Nature

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November 2018

Exhibition: Extreme Nature

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Nature’s extremes—remote, fantastical, and unpredictable—permeated artistic imagery and popular media throughout the nineteenth century. News outlets reported on natural disasters around the globe, researchers defined modern scientific fields, and authors like Jules Verne infused their adventure novels with technological experimentation. Newly founded journals, such as Scientific American and the French La Nature, detailed emerging scientific theories and speculated upon Earth’s origins and its position within the greater cosmos. Influenced in part by the prevalence of scientific inquiry in popular culture,…

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