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Animal: Exploring the Zoological World @TheArtsShelf

On 1 October 2018, Phaidon will publish, Animal: Exploring the Zoological World, a fascinating new book exploring the captivating visual history of humankind’s fascination with animals.

Highlighting the extraordinary diversity of life on earth, the visually-stunning 300+ image book will combine manuscripts, paintings, prints and illustrations with photographs and digital renderings to bring the zoological world vividly to life.

James Hanken, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University and director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, has written the introduction and the entries have been selected by an international panel of zoologists, curators, academics and specialists.

Read the full article on The Arts Shelf here

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