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The Art of Taxidermy

By Jane Eastoe, Polly Morgan

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Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 October 2013
Exploration of the fine art of taxidermy 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.

About the Author

Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for over 25 years. She was chief contributor to the National Trust Book of the Countryside and is author of Wild Food, Mushrooms, Home Grown Fruit, Allotments and Britain by Bike, all published by National Trust Books.

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Eastoe does a terrific job of highlighting the thoughtfulness and creativity behind a craft often dismissed as kitschy or creepy. . . lavishly illustrated. "Publishers Weekly"" "Eastoe does a terrific job of highlighting the thoughtfulness and creativity behind a craft often dismissed as kitschy or creepy. . . lavishly illustrated." --Publishers Weekly

EAN: 9781862059870
ISBN: 186205987X
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Dimensions: 22.61 x 19.3 x 1.78 centimetres (0.68 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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