Quotable Quote

on June 1, 1997

Artist John Gurche on the role of evolutionary preconceptions in the artist’s human-like depiction of Australopithecus afarensis...

On the role of evolutionary preconceptions in the artist’s human-like depiction of Australopithecus afarensis in National Geographic:

‘I wanted to get a human soul into this ape like face, to indicate something about where he was headed.’

Artist John Gurche, National Geographic, March 1996, p. 109.

Originally published in Creation 19(3):48, June 1997

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