Friday, 31 July 2020
Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins: the first grand master of palaeoart
Few of us need an introduction to the Crystal Palace dinosaur sculptures (here shown during construction in 1854), or their artist, Benjamin...
Monday, 8 June 2020
Racism in palaeoart and #BlackLivesMatter
The recent Black Lives Matter protests resulting from the cruel murder of George Floyd at the hands of US police officers have once again dr...
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
2020: thoughts for artists
A 2020 take on some dinosaur or another. I forget its name. This individual has recently gorged itself, resulting in a distended belly and...
Wednesday, 22 April 2020
In pursuit of giant pliosaurids and whale-sized ichthyosaurs
Some marine reptiles - like Shonisaurus popularis - were big. So big, in fact, that you can't fit them all into a picture. But just ho...
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