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Tuesday
Jun122018

"Art & Anatomy: Drawings" is a book!

Laura Ferguson and Katie Grogan, eds.

with a Foreword by Dr. Danielle Ofri | published by University of California Medical Humanities Press 

 

 

On Tuesday evenings at NYU School of Medicine, art supplies are set out on tables and the anatomy lab is transformed into a studio, with a great spirit of creative enterprise. This is Art & Anatomy, the innovative class I created as Artist in Residence – and now the subject of a new book!

Drawing inspires my students to think about the body in new ways and appreciate the unique beauty of each individual’s anatomy, however different.  Their 92 drawings show how powerful, compelling, and beautiful the imagery of anatomy can be, and invite readers into the rite of passage of gross anatomy.    

 

This book is an inspiration, a pleasure, and an education. It should be required reading for … anyone interested in the intersections of art and science, beauty and biology.”  – Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, author of A History of the Present Illness

 

Available from University of California Medical Humanities Press and now on Amazon (where your reviews would be much appreciated!) 

 

 

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