Skip to Content
Carnegie Int’l
57th ed., 2018

Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

+1 412 622 3131


Tam O’ Shanter Drawing Session: Botany

30 Oct 2016

[No. 6] Observations and illustrations of botanical minutiae inspired by writer Robert Walser

Conducted by Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, New York, and Carnegie International Companion, with Kate Joranson, Head, Frick Fine Arts Library at the Frick Fine Arts Library, University of Pittsburgh

Over-shoulder view of participant drawing a leaf.

Librarian, Kate Joranson, in front of open books of botanical drawings.

Presenter, Carin Kuoni, looks closely at oversized book on table.

Two women look through oversized books with scientific illustrations of birds and plants.

Three women look through rare books displayed on table.

Close up of a hand holding magnifying glass to book with illustration of bird and plants.

Close up view of participants drawing plant specimens.

Participants around big oval table surrounded by bookshelves.

Drawing of a leaf with the leaf a participant used as a reference beside it.

Drawing of a plant with the plant reference beside it.

Large and small drawing of a tree twig with the real twig reference beside it.