Stunning and thought-provoking, this beautiful collection of exclusive artwork from the artist s international travels celebrates the splendor and diversity of life on Earth. The paintingsby celebrated wildlife artist Robert Batemanrelate a deep admiration and love for nature. As these breathtaking images follow the artist on his journeys, he relays his thoughts on the different and important ecosystems of the world, offering the reader a personal glimpse into his work. These descriptions also narrate the influences these global trips have had on his work as an avid environmentalist."
Robert Bateman has been hailed as the most influential wildlife artist of the 20th century. His lifelong passion for wildlife and nature led to his second career as an advocate for environmental concerns, a role for which he has received awards and public recognition. He is the illustrator of "The Art of Robert Bateman," "An Artist in Nature," "Birds," and "Natural Worlds." He lives in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Rick Archbold is a writer, an editor, a nature conservationist, and the author of "An Artist in Nature." He lives in Toronto, Ontario.