Lost Anatomies: The Evolution Of The Human Form

byJohn GurcheContribution byDavid R. Begun, Carol Ward

March 12, 2019|
Lost Anatomies: The Evolution Of The Human Form by John Gurche
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Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin ancestors. The result is a visual record of the evolving human form that feels alive in a way no scientific illustration could match. While science provides an underpinning to Gurche’s art, his work’s primary purpose is to forge an aesthetic connection to the hominins that preceded us on Earth, capturing their humanity. With essays by leading authorities, Lost Anatomies carries the story of human evolution from apes and early hominins; to Australopithecus; to archaic Homo sapiens, including Homo erectus; to derived Homo sapiens, including Neanderthals and other species that are our most recent ancestors. 
John Gurche is one of the world’s best-known artist-anatomists reconstructing early hominids. His work has appeared in the National Museum of Natural History, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Field Museum, as well as National Geographic magazine, Natural History Magazine, and Scientific Ame...
Title:Lost Anatomies: The Evolution Of The Human FormFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 12.4 X 9.6 X 1.05 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 12.4 X 9.6 X 1.05 inPublished:12 mars 2019Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1419734482

ISBN - 13:9781419734489

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