Prints/Original Paintings for Sale
Coming in Early 2019:
Lost Anatomies: Drawings Celebrating the Evolving Human Form
By John Gurche.
Our fascination with the human form and its elements has been the subject of exploration by artists for centuries, even millennia. We are now living in a time when human origins science has extended the field for such work by revealing the precursors of the human form and its elements, and these are ripe for exploration in art. Lost Anatomies is a collection of drawings and paintings by John Gurche that visually celebrate the evolving human form. The collection will become available as a large format art book, published by Abrams in early 2019.
Six Million Years of Evolution in One and a Half Minutes
My 2013 book Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art and Imagination help us understand our Origins
is about the art and science of reconstructing human ancestors. It chronicles the scientific detective work and artistic struggles behind the creation of 15 sculptures for the Smithsonian's Hall of Human Origins. It's also about the deep-time connections, sometimes almost mystical, that this kind of work can engender.
National Geographic Magazine