Still Life

Still Life

Author: Melissa Milgrom

Publisher: Mariner Books

ISBN: 0547395701

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 285

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Explores the field of taxidermy, from the workshop of the last chief taxidermist for the American Museum of Natural History, to an English sculptor who preserves the animals for Damien Hurst's artworks, to the author's own forays into the field.
Still Life
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Melissa Milgrom
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Mariner Books

Explores the field of taxidermy, from the workshop of the last chief taxidermist for the American Museum of Natural History, to an English sculptor who preserves the animals for Damien Hurst's artworks, to the author's own forays into the field.
Still Life
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Melissa Milgrom
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-14 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

After her curiosity is piqued by a safari gone awry, a journalist delves into the curious world of taxidermy and shares her findings. It’s easy to dismiss taxidermy as a kitschy or morbid sideline, the realm of trophy fish and jackalopes or an anachronistic throwback to the dusty diorama. Yet
Szenerien und Illusion
Language: de
Pages: 471
Authors: Alexander Gall, Helmuth Trischler
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-30 - Publisher: Wallstein Verlag

Am Beispiel des Deutschen Museums in München wird erstmalig die Geschichte von Dioramen untersucht. Das Diorama als illusionistische Inszenierung dient oft dazu, einen Kontext für Ausstellungsobjekte herzustellen. Dieser Band beleuchtet den überraschend großen Variantenreichtum dioramatischer Formen erstmals spartenübergreifend: Die Autorinnen und Autoren analysieren nicht nur ihre lange Geschichte anhand bekannter
A Day in a Working Life: 300 Trades and Professions through History [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1373
Authors: Gary Westfahl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Ideal for high school and college students studying history through the everyday lives of men and women, this book offers intriguing information about the jobs that people have held, from ancient times to the 21st century. • Provides detailed, interesting essays describing more than 300 professions and occupations across a
Displaying Death and Animating Life
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Jane C. Desmond
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-18 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The number of ways in which humans interact with animals is almost incalculable. From beloved household pets to the steak on our dinner tables, the fur in our closets to the Babar books on our shelves, taxidermy exhibits to local zoos, humans have complex, deep, and dependent relationships with the