Desmond Morris

Author's books

The Artistic Ape


Desmond Morris, bestselling author and internationally renowned anthropologist, offers a unique appeciation of art – from the most ancient artefact to contemporary event art. Featuring more than 350 illustrations of international art, plus 12 video clips, he combines his deep understanding of human behaviour and his love of art to create a narrative of the evolution of artistic endeavour over three million years.