Mauricio Anton is perhaps the leading exponent of mammalian paleoart. He has created artwork for museum exhibits worldwide, including The Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Madrid, the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Museum of Natural History. He has co-authored and illustrated numerous books, including The Big Cats and Their Fossils Relatives; National Geographic Prehistoric Mammals; Mammoths, Sabertooths and Hominids; and Evolving Eden. He has also illustrated and authored magazine articles, and collaborated with the BBC and Discovery Channel in developing documentary films including Wild New World and Walking with Beasts. The results of his research on the anatomy of fossil vertebrates have been published in academic publications such as The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology; The Journal of Human Evolution; and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart
- 4 September 2012
A paleoartist is an illustrator who specialises in the science and art of reconstructing ancient animals and their world. In ...