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Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

«“…as energetic and colorful as Haeckel’s life. It’s scientific eye candy that feels as fresh as Haeckel’s groundbreaking biological art must have seemed more than a century ago.”»

The Washington Post

Discover Ernst Haeckel, the 19th-century artist-biologist who found beauty in even the most unlikely of creatures. This collection features 450 prints from his most important publications, including the majestic Kunstformen der Natur and his extensive catalogues of marine life. Les mer

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Discover Ernst Haeckel, the 19th-century artist-biologist who found beauty in even the most unlikely of creatures. This collection features 450 prints from his most important publications, including the majestic Kunstformen der Natur and his extensive catalogues of marine life. As biodiversity is ever-more threatened, these exquisite images are a scientific, artistic, and environmental masterwork.

Detaljer

Forlag
Taschen GmbH
Innbinding
Innbundet
Språk
Engelsk Fransk Tysk
Sider
704
ISBN
9783836526463
Utgivelsesår
2017
Format
40 x 29 cm

Om forfatteren

Julia Voss gained her doctorate with a thesis on visual representations of Darwinian evolution theory. Until 2017, she was head of the art department of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and deputy head of the features section. Voss is an honorary professor at Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, and her research focusses on the history of abstraction, restitution and provenance, and the connections between evolutionary theory and culture.

Rainer Willmann holds a chair in zoology at Göttingen University, is director of its Zoological Museum, and is cofounder of its Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research. A specialist in phylogenetics and evolution, he conducts research into biodiversity and its history.

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«“…as energetic and colorful as Haeckel’s life. It’s scientific eye candy that feels as fresh as Haeckel’s groundbreaking biological art must have seemed more than a century ago.”»

The Washington Post

«“A dazzling graphic work... One is left astounded by these mesmerizing wonders.”»

Le Monde

«“…a glorious, oversize volume collecting Haeckel’s artistic work.”»

The Wall Street Journal

«“The book’s prints and commentary shed new light on the prolific output of Ernst Haeckel and his impact on modern science and philosophy.”»

vice.com

«“Through Haeckel’s steady hand everyone can grasp the beauty, the elegance - and sometimes the sadness - in all walks of life.”»

smithsonianmag.com

«“…a glorious book… his influence on art and the natural sciences remains profound, and his stunning artworks continue to stand the test of time.”»

American Scientist

«“This is a bible for those who love pattern.”»

The Times

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