01 octobre 2009

"Nature Strikes Back" @ the National Gallery of Denmark

Christian Schmidt-Rasmussen (f. 1963) At Long Last Mankind Found a Way to Conquer Death. National Gallery of Denmark, 1998. SMK Foto Nature as historyThroughout history, mankind has perceived nature differently at different times. During the Middle Ages, nature was mostly regarded as evil and mankind was prey to its whims, which only God could protect us from. This understanding was replaced by a more positive view of nature in the Renaissance, where man begins to regard nature as a useful resource that can be controlled. This... [Lire la suite]