Experience the power, mystery and beauty of the ocean through more than 300 images, in the book, Ocean – Exploring the Marine World . Underwater photography, oceanographic maps and scientific illustrations - as well as paintings, sculptures and popular films. Oceanography and art collide in this visual celebration of humans' relationship with the ocean world.
From early nautical cartography, scientific illustrations and stunning maps of the seabed, to ancient Roman mosaics, Japanese woodblock prints and pop culture. Ocean – Exploring the Marine World takes the reader across continents and cultures spanning more than 3000 years of history.
Explore the diverse groups of fish and corals of the Great Barrier Reef, jellyfish from the deepest place on Earth and life in the polar waters of the Arctic and Antarctic. Learn about the dangers facing our planet's oceans with climate change and get closer to the dedicated efforts of conservationists to help our underwater ecosystems.
Featured artists, designers, explorers, photographers and other creators include: Mary Anning, Brian Skerry, Jacques Cousteau, David Doubilet, Sylvia Earle, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Katsushika Hokusai, Esther Horvath, NASA, Sebastião Salgado, Vincent van Gogh, Yayoi Kusama, Eileen Agar, Edward Burtynsky, Ray Eames, Ernst Haeckel, Kerry James Marshall, Greg Lecoeur, Claude Monet, Georgia O'Keeffe and Catherine Opie.
Dimensions: H: 29 x W: 25 cm