You may think that these were small pieces of art...nope just bacteria in petri dishes.
Daily Petri Dish
"For every day in 2013 San Francisco based artist Klari Reis will be creating art within the confines of plexiglass petri dishes for a project called The Daily Dish, which is a continuation of a project she completed back in 2009. Klari uses layers of reflective epoxy polymer to create colorful and abstract paintings that look like living microorganisms." Via Daily Petri Dish – Honestly WTF
Petri dish art
Petri dish dishes (posted on Bee of Design's blog
Plant cells under microscope.
Here's A Gorgeous Petri Dish Handprint Of An 8-Year-Old After He Played Outside
After her son played outside, microbiologist Tasha Sturm asked him to press his hand into a petri dish so she could see what colonized. | Here's A Gorgeous Petri Dish Handprint Of An 8-Year-Old After He Played Outside
New Hand and Laser Cut Paper Microbes by Rogan Brown
“ 12 Piano notes made visible for the first time Shannon Novak, a New Zealand-born fine artist, commissioned us to image 12 piano notes as inspiration for a series of 12 musical canvases. We decided...