Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself


From home-goods stores to hip bars, the Tate Modern to the most conservative décor magazines, taxidermy is everywhere these days. And for as long as there has been taxidermy, there have been people who are willing to push its boundaries—from the jackalope to Damien Hirst sticking a shark in a tank of formaldehyde. Unlike traditional taxidermy, these mounts are not meant to mimic reality and are instead used to artistic effect. Rogue taxidermy is at the cutting edge of this trend, featuring stunning, provocative pieces “not without a certain sly humor” (The New York Times). In this, the first-ever collection of rogue taxidermy, you’ll find a monkey with a fez and a martini read more

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ISBN:

9781579655587

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

22cm x 17cm

RRP:

$34.99

Category:

History , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

03 November 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert Marbury