Science Paintings Waaaaaay Before His Time

The scientist that discovered Penicillin (Alexander Fleming) painted with microbes.  He would grow the colors he wanted, and then time the painting out to where the colors would grow in at the same time.  Talk about a “one-night-only” show…

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Painting-With-Penicillin-Alexander-Flemings-Germ-Art.html?device=iphone&c=y

 

Cited in the Smithsonian Article, here’s some artists that are taking this concept one step further:

http://www.microbialart.com/

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