Museum of Natural History: Skeletons in the closet 12.01.15

Photographer Klaus Pichler shot these unstaged pictures in the basement storage rooms of Vienna's Museum of Natural History. The uncanny images reveal a world that is, as the artist puts it, "full of life, but dead nonetheless"

This article first appeared in Icon's October 2014 issue: Museums, under the headline "Skeletons in the closet". Buy back issues or subscribe to the magazine for more like this

 

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Klaus Pichler

 

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