Desmond Morris

born 1928

Desmond Morris, ‘The Arena’ 1976
The Arena 1976
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Biography

Desmond John Morris (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiology. He is known for his 1967 book The Naked Ape, and for his television programmes such as Zoo Time.

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Artworks

Film and audio

TateShots

Desmond Morris on Joan Miró

The zoologist and artist tell us about the time he took Miró on a tour of London Zoo

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