The Art of Taxidermy

The Art of Taxidermy

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 195 x 230 x 18mm | 700g
  • Pavilion Books
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Over 100 colour photographs and illustrations
  • 186205987X
  • 9781862059870
  • 316,221

Review quote

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

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 Home Grown Fruit, Allotments and Britain by Bike, published by National Trust Books. She is also the author of Pavilion's bestselling Vintage Roses and Peonies.
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39 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
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4 51% (20)
3 18% (7)
2 3% (1)
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