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Humans, nature, and birds : science art from cave walls to computer screens

Author: Darryl Wheye; Donald Kennedy
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Invites readers to enter a two-floor virtual 'gallery' where 60-plus images of birds reflecting the accomplishments of human pictorial history are on display.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darryl Wheye; Donald Kennedy
ISBN: 9780300158625 0300158629
OCLC Number: 444388000
Description: xxvii, 199 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: Art, science, and birds / Paul R. Ehrlich --
Preface: What is science art? --
Introduction: A gallery of science art --
Gallery guide --
Lower gallery: Bird Art over the Millennia : Room 1. Birds as icons ; Room 2. Birds as resources for human use ; Room 3. Birds as teaching tools ; Room 4. Birds as a means of understanding biology ; Room 5. Birds as a means of promoting conservation --
Mezzanine: Thinking about aesthetics, the oldest bird paintings, and painting nature --
Upper gallery: How science and art overlap ; Room 6. Science art as its own category ; Room 7. Content, style, and medium ; Room 8. The importance of captions ; Room 9. From real public venues to virtual ones ; Room 10. Science art, birds, and perceptions of nature --
Appendix 1. Timeline linking art, technology, and the study of birds --
Appendix 2. A science art checklist for practitioners.
Responsibility: Darryl Wheye and Donald Kennedy.

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"The authors' use of birds as a binding motif gives their book appeal and coherence, and the selection of art is eclectic and apt."-Timothy Goldsmith, Yale University "The authors lead us through a Read more...

 
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