Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Photographer Klaus Pichler caught a glimpse of the Vienna Museum of Natural History's storage rooms through a basement window, and was hooked. The striking contrast between industrial storage and natural wonders gave rise to a question, "What does a museum look like behind the scenes?" It also led to a set of photographs examining the still-life arrangements that occur behind closed doors.
    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Pichler notes that the storage areas follow a strict scientific classification system, but there are still opportunities for animal interaction unseen in the halls of the museum beyond them.
    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    "Their creation is determined by the need to find space-saving storage solutions for the preservation of objects," Pichler says of the museum pieces he has photographed.
    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Here, a shark sits waiting in a back hallway. The set of images from <a href="http://www.kpic.at/">Pichler</a>, an Austrian photographer, is <a href="http://www.anzenbergergallery-bookshop.com/book/396/skeletons_in_the_closet_(signed)-klaus_pichler">available in book form</a>, via <a href="http://www.anzenbergergallery.com/">Anzenberger Gallery</a>.
    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at Natural History Museums

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at Natural History Museums

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at Natural History Museums

    Klaus Pichler
  • Skeletons In The Closet: An Unnatural Look at a Natural History Museum

    Klaus Pichler
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