Books et al.Paleontology

Paleoart comes into its own

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Science  10 Jul 2020:
Vol. 369, Issue 6500, pp. 148-149
DOI: 10.1126/science.abd3642

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Summary

Paleontological art, or paleoart, is experiencing a veritable renaissance. What sets this new practice apart is its embrace of the "known unknowns" and its ability to recognize that more than one possibility may be worthy of consideration. The resulting art is simultaneously more fantastic and more scientifically probable than anything we have seen before.

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