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Bacteria Art

Artist Paints With Bacteria, And It's Oddly Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Science

You've never seen bacteria quite like this before. Mixed media artist Maria Peñil Cobo, who was born in Spain and currently resides in Massachusetts,...

A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts

If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oi...

Bacteria Never Looked More Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.15.2015 | Science

Who knew bacteria could be so mesmerizing? Rogan Brown, for one. The artist, based in southern France, has created a stunning paper sculpture that ...

What Bacteria And Smell Have To Do With Feminism Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.20.2015 | Arts

Can you imagine what's it like to hand-collect bacterial specimens from 100 of your closest female friends and colleagues? According to Anicka Yi, the...

Bacteria Has Never Looked So Trippy

Posted 08.16.2013 | Arts

You heard it here first: petri dishes are the new canvases. When Tel Aviv based physicist and biologist Eshel Ben-Jacob discovered two new strains...

Bacteria Grows Inside Artist's Glass

Elizabeth Insogna | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Insogna

During the art fairs this week as thousands of people entered and exited The Armory Show, Scope, NADA, Volta, Independent (and many others), real living things shaped as art silently stood on pedestals within the walls of Feature Gallery on the Lower East Side. These works will live forever -- literally.

Photography Made From Bacteria

Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

One of our long-running goals at HuffPost Arts & Culture is to eliminate the unnecessary divide that has so long plagued the arts and sciences. So we ...