Anatomy

Anatomy Exploring the Human Body

Hardback (25 Sep 2019) | English

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Synopsis

A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection

Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300 remarkable works, selected and curated by an international panel of anatomists, curators, academics, and specialists, the book chronicles the intriguing visual history of human anatomy, showcasing its amazing complexity and our ongoing fascination with the systems and functions of our bodies. Exploring individual parts of the human body from head to toe, and revealing the intricate functions of body systems, such as the nerves, muscles, organs, digestive system, brain, and senses, this authoritative book presents iconic examples alongside rarely seen, breathtaking works. The 300 entries are arranged with juxtapositions of contrasting and complementary illustrations to allow for thought-provoking, lively, and stimulating reading.

About the Publisher

Phaidon Press Limited

Phaidon Press Limited

Phaidon is the world’s premier publisher of books on the visual arts. We believe passionately in the creative act and aim to make it exciting and understandable by all and to celebrate its greatness in everything we produce. We have published books with some of the most creative artists, architects, designers, photographers and chefs of the 20th and 21st centuries. We work collaboratively with the creative arts world’s most inspiring names to achieve the most faithful representation of, and the truest insight into, the way those artists and visionaries interact with the world around them – whatever medium they work in.

Book information

ISBN: 9780714879888
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Imprint: Phaidon Press Limited
Pub date:
DEWEY: 704.942
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 343
Weight: 2440g
Height: 297mm
Width: 281mm
Spine width: 36mm