Interview on The Beautiful Brain

By Greg Dunn|November 9, 2011

Interview and online gallery posted on the Neuroscience themed online publication The Beautiful Brain by Noah Hutton: Beneath all, what do you find beautiful about the brain? GD:It is literally the most complicated object in the known Universe!  The tremendous knot of cells when connected in a certain way gives rise to a strange sense of “I” that is able to ponder and learn things about its environment.  It is an utter…

Hippocampus II appears on the cover of the journal Neurosurgery.

By Greg Dunn|October 8, 2011

Hippocampus II appears on the cover of the journal Neurosurgery, along with a full length article written by journalist David Haldeman. …Dunn is a 6th year PhD candidate in Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, and his approach to art mirrors his scientific background. He uses pipettes to deliver precise amounts of pigment to the canvas, creates wet lab-style workflow protocols so that he can accurately reproduce techniques later, makes…

An article in Britain’s Daily Mail

By Greg Dunn|September 23, 2011

Dubious, hastily written, and silly article appears in Britain’s Daily Mail, of all places. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2041137/Greg-Dunn-creates-Japanese-style-paintings-human-brain-cell-photos.html

Posting at the science/art blog Bioepherma

By Greg Dunn|September 13, 2011

I used to have a beautiful gold Japanese folding screen, which was purchased by my great-grandmother’s feisty sister on a trip in the 1920s. I loved the gold patina and the surprisingly modern impact it had on my wall. At the moment, it’s loaned to a friend, but looking at Greg Dunn’s artwork, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the best aspects of my screen: the gold leaf, crisp…

Exhibit at the Burrison Gallery, University of Pennsylvania

By Greg Dunn|July 8, 2010

At the Burrison Gallery, located inside the University Club at the Inn at Penn, the artwork of graduate student Greg Dunn couples art with science in an eye-catching exhibit. “Neurons and Nature,” a collection of work by Dunn, a fourth-year graduate student in neuroscience at Penn Medicine, is on display through Aug. 6. Dunn’s paintings are inspired by his study of neurons – the cells that make up the brain…