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PLANT

Exploring the Botanical World

Uitgever:PHAIDON

ISBN: 978-0-7148-7148-6

  • Hardcover
  • Engels
  • 352 pagina's
  • 20 sep. 2016

A wonderful book for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever

Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images.

The selection of images includes iconic works by a diverse range of artists and photographers, including Adam Fuss, Georgia O'Keefe, Henry Fox Talbot, Irving Penn, Leonardo da Vinci, Margaret Mee, Marc Quinn, Nick Knight, Nobuyoshi Araki, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Thomas Ruff and Yayoi Kusama. The book features large-scale images, accessible texts and reference information, including a glossary, timeline, biographies, and an introduction to plant taxonomy

A wonderful book for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever

Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images.

The selection of images includes iconic works by a diverse range of artists and photographers, including Adam Fuss, Georgia O'Keefe, Henry Fox Talbot, Irving Penn, Leonardo da Vinci, Margaret Mee, Marc Quinn, Nick Knight, Nobuyoshi Araki, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Thomas Ruff and Yayoi Kusama. The book features large-scale images, accessible texts and reference information, including a glossary, timeline, biographies, and an introduction to plant taxonomy

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