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The magnificent prints of Ernst Haeckel, who captured the amazing forms of the natural world, spring to life in this exciting pop-up book that reveals the vibrant intricacy of his work. The book Art Forms in Nature is a collection of prints, made by the scientist Ernst Haeckel, of an enormous variety of flora andfauna from the sea–including microscopic Radiolaria, starfish,and jelly fish. Since Prestel published it in 1998, the book hasbeen a favorite with artists, designers, illustrators, and anyonewho enjoys the wondrous forms of the natural world. Nowpaper engineer Maike Biederstaedt has transformed Haeckel’stranscendent work into a three-dimensional book that allowsreaders to appreciate Haeckel’s vivid colors, exceptionalprecision, and fascination with patterns and geometry. Thisstunning book features seven pop-ups that allow readers tosee nature’s brilliance the way that Haeckel did—as marvelous,mathematically based creations that support his theory of theunity of all living things. Certain to appeal to his huge variety offans, this pop-up version of a timeless classic will be treasuredfor years to come.
Number of Pages: 16
Genre: Art, Art
Sub-Genre: Subjects + Themes / Plants + Animals
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Ernst Haeckel & Maike Biederstaedt
Street Date: November 21, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-2946
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