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Re: More on Knight etc

In a message dated 3/18/11 1:32:46 PM, ilja@mac.com writes:

<< Hm, I wouldn't call Knight's Laelaps painting 'static' in any way - on 
the contrary. And probably one of the single most influential paintings in 
shaping even modern audience's attitude to dinosaurs. As much as being useful 
to scientists, that is where 'paleo-art' (and other forms of scientific 
illustration) becomes relevant: as a mode of communicating information to the 

Ilja >>

But the Laelaps piece was a very rare, early in detailed anatomy soon 
obsolete exception to the Knight norm that pretty much disappeared until it was 
revived in recent decades. I did not see it until an adult. 

G Paul</HTML>