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Published: 17 July 2020

232 Pages | 110 color and black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780190672539

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Strange and Wonderful

Exotic Flora and Fauna in Image and Imagination

Karen Polinger Foster

  • Written in a light and engaging style while covering 5,000 years of art history
  • Explores the recurrent appearance of the exotic in art, tying it to recurrent political and historical trends across epochs
  • Brings together and juxtaposes beautifully-reproduced visuals, including photographs, paintings, reliefs, and drawings