The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life (BOK)

Peter Trusler, Patricia Vickers-Rich, Thomas Hewitt Rich

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The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life presents the extraordinary lives and works of eminent paleontologists Patricia Vickers-Rich and Tom Rich, and Peter Trusler, one of the finest artists of scientific realism Australia has produced. Over more than thirty years, Patricia, Tom and Peter have travelled across Eastern Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, Australia and New Zealand in search of the remains of early life, including fish, dinosaurs, birds and mammals. Their successful expeditions, and the many publications and exquisite artworks that have ensued, are a testament to their scientific methodology, thirst for knowledge and eye for detail. The book follows the development of selected works of art covering the last 600 million years of the geological record. Told from the viewpoints of both scientist and artist, the reader is given a unique insight into the process of preserving and recording the evolution of prehistoric life.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Patricia Vickers-Rich, Peter Trusler, Thomas Hewitt Rich
ISBN 9780521162999
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 21,7cm x 27cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 1400 gram Emner og form Palaeontology