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Mark Catesby at the Gibbes | Ivory-billed woodpecker

by Peter Ingle

THIS GORGEOUS PORTRAIT of an ivory-billed woodpecker (now on display at the Gibbes) is one of the most compelling pieces in this exhibit. One reason for that may be because it is equally powerful and perplexing. Its power derives partly from the bird’s size, which dominates the full height and nearly half the width... Read »

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