The Art of Taxidermy is a contemporary look at an historical and controversial subject - a sumptuous photographic led exploration of the genre's history, uses and modern applications.
Taxidermy courses are enjoying a renewed surge of popularity and this book is poised to offer the new wave of enthusiasts a beautiful volume on the subject.
Well-researched text covering aspects of the artform's history, including hunting trophies, museums displays, its use in media and film, interior decoration and the work of contemporary artists reinventing an age-old technique is complemented by stunning photography.
This fascinating book will make an ideal gift for both those with a passing interest in taxidermy and art enthusiasts alike.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages, over 100 colour photographs and illustrations
- Publisher: Pavilion Books
- Publication Date: 31/10/2012
- Category: History of art / art & design styles
- ISBN: 9781862059870