Hand and Cell Structure Panels



In 1995 Brian Clarke was commissioned to produce a major work of art for the refurbishment of Pfizer’s World Headquarters in New York. Over the following two years, he conceived and created a composition that connected 42nd and 43rd Street through the length of the site, the depth of a full Manhattan block. For this landmark artistic project, Clarke took microphotographic images of cells, bones and tissues, as seen through microscopes, and blew them up, creating floating forms that scientists working at the site could immediately recognise.

At the end of this project, a selection of Clarke’s panels was exhibited at the Munich Stadtmuseum.