The woman whose paintings changed science forever BBC

BBC Homage to artist naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian https://www.bbc.co.uk/ideas/videos/the-woman-whose-paintings-changed-science-forever/p0c3tmh5 is a 3:57 :hourglass_flowing_sand: animated video. I enjoyed the reaffirmation of the impact of one young artist ecologist and the interdisciplinary sustaining value of observations and creativity. The creative alignment of the video production is impressive.

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Her work is amazing–both as a naturalist and an artist–

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Wow, she is amazing! If I travelled back in time I can totally see myself accompanying her on her adventures and just sharing the enthusiasm we have towards the natural world.

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Nice to see a post about Maria Sibylla Merian!
Such inspiring combinations of observation and composition/colour.

I really recommend some of the books about her with plates too - I have seen a couple but have this one myself :
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Maria-Sibylla-Merian-Scientist-Adventurer/dp/1947440012/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=maria+sibylla+merian&qid=1651759529&sprefix=maria+s%2Caps%2C104&sr=8-7

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I recently read about Maria Sibylla Merian in the book “Lost science : Astonishing Tales of Forgotten Genius” by Kitty Ferguson.