Daniel Canogar Neuron Development Sculpture

From the exhibition:
Brain: The Inside Story

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

The work of Spanish artist Daniel Canogar, this funnel-shaped sculpture of light on copper and silver filaments evokes the immense brain development in utero: for the first five months, about half a million neurons form every minute.

Credit: Daniel Canogar; Courtesy of AMNH/D. Finnin

Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.