Monday, December 03, 2007

Visionary Anatomies

'Visionary Anatomies' is the free online PDF catalogue of a exhibition that examined "the work of contemporary artists who use anatomical imagery and concepts to express aesthetic, social, and cultural ideas". The exhibition was staged in 2005 at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC. The exhibition website contains the exhibitions elegant 48-page PDF catalogue, containing images of works in the exhibition, a bibliography and credits, and the essay by Michael Sappol (Curator-Historian, National Library of Medicine) 'Visionary Anatomies and the Great Divide: art, science, and the changing conventions of anatomical representations, 1500-2003'.
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