Skull Sourcebook: Over 500 Skulls In Art & Culture

Text byAdele Nozedar

Paperback | May 10, 2016

Skull Sourcebook: Over 500 Skulls In Art & Culture by Adele Nozedar
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Dig deep into the ancient secrets of the skull and how the timeless icon affects the world today.

Skulls are one of the oldest symbols of our world, rich with cultural resonance and significance. You see them everywhere, representing death, mortality, or consciousness.

From the origins of Aztec skull art and the Jolly Roger that was hoisted on pirate flags, to the sugar skull for Mexico's Day of the Dead, there is a wealth of history and culture behind the skull. And, of course, a long artistic tradition.

Skull Sourcebookis the first deep look at one of art's most iconic symbols: the human skull. Author Adele Nozedar explores its ancient meanings and symbolism with over 288 pages and 500 color photos of incredible artwork throughout history.

Discover the stories, lore, and cultural significance behind the skull and ponder dozens of artistic examples of skulls in art, tattoos, music, literature, and fashion.Skull Sourcebookfeatures the work of contemporary artists, like Damien Hirst (Beautiful Inside My Head Forever)and George Ioannou(The Dead Famous Collection), theSkull Sourcebookis a varied and eclectic collection of one of the world's most-recognized symbols.

Adele Nozedaris the bestselling author ofThe Element Encyclopedia of Signs & Symbols,The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans,Freaky Dreams,The Secret Language of Birds,The Secret Language of Birds Tarot,The Hedgerow Handbook, andThe Garden Forager. She lives in Wales where she currently hosts foraging walks, writes books, and ...
Title:Skull Sourcebook: Over 500 Skulls In Art & CultureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9.75 X 9 X 1 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.75 X 9 X 1 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Race Point PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631061585

ISBN - 13:9781631061585

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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