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Ernst Haeckel: Art Forms in Nature 2018 Wall Calendar, Calendar, Wall Calendar Edition by Ernst Haeckel (Used)

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Calendar: Wall Calendar Edition
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9780764977084
0764977083

Publication Date: 2017-07-15
Publisher: Pomegranate
Calendar : 12 pages
Edition: Wall Calendar Edition
Author: Ernst Haeckel
ISBN-10: 0764977083
ISBN-13: 9780764977084

An early and vocal supporter of Charles Darwin s theory of evolution, German biologist Ernst Haeckel (1834 1919) was trained as a physician and worked as a zoologist. In hopes of widening the public s understanding of naturalism, he published Kunstformen der Natur (or Art forms in nature) in 1904. Equal parts scientific text and artistic endeavor, it highlights Haeckel s particular interest in the symmetries in living organisms. The work s elaborate forms have been called a precursor to art nouveau.


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