This year, we on the European mainland will see no less than three exhibitions dedicated to paleoart, the imagination of extinct animals and worlds through art: in Munich, Haarlem and Coburg1. This takes place against a background of paradigmatic shifts going on in our ideas about how to reconstruct the life of the past, coupled to All Yesterdays, a book published in 2012 by Darren Naish, John Conway and C.M. Kosemen. However, the background of this movement is much more diverse than this and I may write about it in the future, so let’s concentrate on the exhibitions for now.
Originally set to open on May 17th, but postphoned until February 6th due to the COVID-19 crisis ↩