By Alexis Turner
From style wilderness to height of cool, Taxidermy has staged an extraordinary comeback. No longer confined to stately homes, stuffed animals are appearing everywhere from modern apartments to luxury department stores. High-profile artists have rejuvenated the medium and Museums have dusted down their Historic Collections and restored them to their former glory. Hard back edition, illustrated with stunning photography, explores this rich art-form and brings it into the 21st century.
Published in UK by Thames & Hudson.
Also published in USA, France and Germany. To be published in China in December 2023.
Signed and personally dedicated copies available exclusively from London Taxidermy.
PAPERBACK EDITION published 2019, with additions/revisions and new covers design.
IN MAJOR BOOKSHOPS and Amazon and other online stores.
Signed copies available from London Taxidermy - £10
‘Alexis Turner's TAXIDERMY is historical, romantic and curiosity-shop voyeurism. Turner's book is the first to consider this medium as an art form. The renowned London dealer and collector showcases the very best of both classic work and modern contemporary pieces'
‘This beautifully bound book covers taxidermy's story, starting with the Egyptian mummification of cats to contemporary feather fashion on the cat walk'
San Francisco Chronicle
'A cacophony of the covetable, weird and wonderful...decidedly hard to put down.'
‘This book is eye candy...’
The New York Times