State of the Palaeoart

Mark Witton, Darren Naish, John Conway

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Abstract

The discipline of palaeoart, a branch of natural history art dedicated to the reconstruction of extinct life, is an established and important component of palaeontological science and outreach. For more than 200 years, palaeoartistry has worked closely with palaeontological science and has always been integral to the enduring popularity of prehistoric animals with the public. Indeed, the perceived value or success of such products as popular books, movies, documentaries, and museum installations can often be linked to the quality and panache of its palaeoart more than anything else.
Original languageEnglish
Article number17.3.5E
JournalPalaeontologia Electronica
Volume17
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2014

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