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Art and animals

Art and animals

Aloi, Giovanni

Giovanni Aloi surveys the insistent presence of animals in the world of contemporary art, exploring the leading concepts which inform this emerging practice. From exhibitions featuring live animals, to interspecies communication, Aloi explores how animals feature in modern art with a range of innovative visual representations

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: I.B. Tauris, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Giovanni Aloi
ISBN: 1848855249, 1848855257, 9781848855243, 9781848855250
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Physical Description: xxi, 170 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Art and Design.; Art, Modern 21st century.; Animals in art.; Art, Modern 20th century.


  1. Introduction
  2. The Return of a Victorian Obsession: Taxidermy
  3. Live Animals in the Gallery Space
  4. The Death of the Animal
  5. Becoming Animal
  6. Animals and Climate Change