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Taxidermy Alexis Turner

Taxidermy By Alexis Turner

Taxidermy by Alexis Turner

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The most comprehensive and beautiful survey of taxidermy ever published.

Taxidermy Summary

Taxidermy by Alexis Turner

Taxidermy has come in from the cold. Stuffed animals are appearing everywhere from chic apartments to luxury boutiques. Museums have been dusting down their collections to put them back on display, while contemporary artists have rejuvenated the practice.

This book reveals the art of taxidermy in all its weird and wonderful glory, from its beginnings as a tool of natural history research, through crazes for anthropomorphic, zoomorphic and fake taxidermy, to its rediscovery by the art, fashion and design worlds of the 21st century.

Taxidermy Reviews

'A cacophony of the covetable, weird and wonderful decidedly hard to put down' - The Field
'The founder of London Taxidermy lends his twenty years of experience to the creation of this beautiful book that catalogues and illustrates every aspect of this resurgent art form' - Tatler
'A cabinet-of-curiosities of a book. Its beautiful, odd, intriguing, strange and sometimes repellent, just like the history of taxidermy itself' - The Irish Times
'Richly illustrated' - Fortean Times

About Alexis Turner

Alexis Turner is the founder of London Taxidermy and has been buying, selling and hiring natural history for twenty-five years. His clients include film and TV studios, fashion and jewelry designers, interior decorators, artists, advertising agencies, magazines, theatres, private collectors and museums.

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Taxidermy by Alexis Turner
Used - Very Good
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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