Charles Knight's Paleoart


Guests:

Rhoda Knight Kalt
* Granddaugher of Charles Knight
* New York, New York

Philip Curie
* Curator of Dinosaurs
* Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology
* Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

Steve Quinn
* Senior Project Manager
* American Museum of Natural History
* New York, New York

Many popular images of pre-historic life—including dinosaurs, mammoths, and sabre-tooth tigers—come from the paintings and drawings of artist Charles Knight. Knight's work also influenced scientists' perceptions of these extinct animals. In this hour, we'll take a look at the life and work of Charles Knight, the father of prehistoric and wildlife art.

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