Art Forms from the Abyss: Ernst Haeckels Images From The HMS Challenger Expedition [Peter J Le B Williams - Dylan W Evans - David J Roberts - Thomas David N] (Tapa Blanda)

Modelo 9783791381411
Fabricante o sello Prestel USA
Peso 1.02 Kg.
Precio:   $8,809.00
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- Idioma: Ingles
- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda
- Editorial: Prestel
- ISBN-13: 9783791381411
- Páginas: 144
- Dimensiones: 29.72cm. x 23.62cm. x 1.27cm.
- Peso: 0.39 kg.

- Descripción:
These radiant images from the renowned 19th-century biologist and illustrator Ernst Haeckel, featuring marine microorganisms, will enthrall fans of his previous collections and garner renewed attention for Haeckels unparalleled artistry. From jewelry designers to scientists, graphic artists to naturalists, the range of people inspired by Ernst Haeckels illustrations continues to grow. Following up on Prestels books Art Forms in Nature and Art Forms from the Ocean, this new collection features startlingly beautiful images created by Haeckel for the report of the HMS Challenger expedition, which circumnavigated the world from 1872a76, discoveringand cataloging nearly 5,000 new species from the depths ofEarths oceans. Full-page reproductions bring these organismscolorfully to life, drawing readers into a world at oncehypnotic and highly ordered. Divided into three sectionsa*Siphonophores, Medusae, and Radiolariansa*these illustrationsdisplay Haeckels remarkable artistic skill and understanding ofthe architecture of organic matter. The authors provide a briefhistory of the Challenger expedition, background on Haeckelsscientific and artistic accomplishments, as well as informativetexts on each group of organisms. A guide to the natural worldand an inspiration to artists of every stripe, this collection ofHaeckels work is a fitting tribute to a 19th-century genius.
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