Beautiful art celebrates anatomical odditiesS

As fans of all things medically weird and anatomically odd, we're all about this eldritch illustration by Chicago-based artist Cloey Zikmund. Equal parts creepy and cute, the piece draws its inspiration from the unique collection of specimens housed at the Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam.

Check out more of Zikmund's work on her tumblr, or do a little shopping at her Etsy shop. Oh and just for fun: the pre-colorized version of the piece is pretty awesome, too:

Beautiful art celebrates anatomical odditiesS

[Cloey Zikmund via Scientific Illustration]