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Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery

Futuristic Art by Simon StålenhagThe acclaimed artist and concept designer Simon Stålenhag (b. 1984 in Sweden) is best known for his highly imaginative images and stories portraying illusive sci-fi phenomena in a mundane, hyper-realistic Scandinavian.

Plague doctors - They were second rate, under-trained physicians. Many were not doctors at all, but people of other employments paid by towns. Plague doctor images that we are familiar with was not seen until the 1600s when the traditional plague doctor costume was created: heavy fabric cloak covered in wax to protect the doctors body & a mask to keep out the sick air. Masks had a long cone shape at the nose filled with scents to protect the doctor from bad air.

BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.

Kohei Nawa Board

By covering the skin of taxidermy animals with transparent glass spheres, sculptor Kohei Nawa magnifies the underlying surface and distorts the surrounding light to create a pixilated “husk of light.” Reflective light on glass spheres.