Art Essays

Zohaib Ahmad

The perfection of illness, Spring 2013

William R. Albury and George M. Weisz

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and medicine: A triumph over infirmity, Summer 2013

The model for Albrecht Dürer’s Praying Hands, Winter 2011

Niyi Awofeso and Anu Rammohan

Kindred paradigms: community arts and health advocacy in HIV/AIDS activism, Spring 2010

Sarah Bahr

Medical deafness or the madness of war: Goya’s motivation for creating the Black Paintings, Winter 2018 new

Alan W. Bates

The anatomy of beauty in nineteenth-century England, Winter 2011

Michael Baum

The beauty of nature and the nature of beauty, Winter 2018 new

Markley Boyer

William Sanger – the artist as health activist, Summer 2016

Emily Boyle

The art of consumption – TB and John Lavery, Winter 2018 new

Vincent Cracolici

Lord Howard Florey and the use of visual art in medicine, Summer 2016

Margo Davis

The power of the creative, Winter 2012

Laurinda Dixon

Bosch’s Stone Operation: meaning, medicine, and morality, Spring 2010

Art and the myth of the “wandering womb”, Winter 2015

Mary Lynn Everson and Greg Halvorsen Schreck

The Marjorie Kovler Center quilts, Spring 2012

Thom Ferrier

Cruel to be kind, Winter 2012

Florence Gelo

The art of loss, Spring 2016

Katrina Genuis

The Isenheim Altarpiece and ‘homeopathic’ hospital art, Winter 2017

Nancy Gershman

Lost Babies: how a photosculpture is changing the etiquette of consolation, Winter 2009

Mark Gilbert and James E. Van Arsdall

Portraiture in the head and neck cancer clinic: A patient’s perspective, Spring 2017

Frank Gonzalez-Crussi

Bronzino and the wages of sin, Summer 2012

Lovesickness in art and medicine, Winter 2012

Prudence L. Gourguechon

The Dead Mother Series of Egon Schiele: psychoanalytic use of an artist’s image, Winter 2009

Sarah Hartley

Architecture and the French hospital, Winter 2014

Farrah Jawad

Wounded deer—medical aspects of the life of Frida Kahlo, Winter 2017

Seth Judson

Rodin’s “Large Left Hand 1903”, Spring 2015

Nicholas Kang

Letters from the asylum, Winter 2018 new

Peter Kopplin

Monet and his cataracts, Spring 2016

Maria S. Landaeta, Aldo L. Schenone, Gregory W. Rutecki

Art, Cristobal Rojas, and tuberculosis: a Latin American cultural experience, Spring 2016

Jorge A. Lazareff

The brain, Winter 2014

Elizabeth Lee

Therapeutic beauty, Fall 2010

Jeffrey M. Levine

The two hemispheres of medicine, Fall 2013

Ruth Margalit and Christopher Leet

Finding a Voice, Spring 2012

Eliette Markhbein

WHACK’ed … and then everything was different: portraits of traumatic brain injury survivors, Spring 2012

Capturing recovery from trauma on canvas, Fall 2009

Andrea Marks

An image in time: medical photography in dermatology, Fall 2013

JH McAuley

Migrainous scotomata in art, Fall 2015

Adil Menon

Manga as medical critique, Summer 2017

Sally Metzler

A Night with Venus, a lifetime with Mercury: syphilis among the British aristocracy in William Hogarth’s marriage à-la-mode, Winter 2016
Death by Dysentery? Artist Frank Russell Wadsworth in Madrid, Summer 2017

Caitlin Meyer

Géricault’s art of insanity, Fall 2013

Emilio Mordini

Tithonus and Eos, Fall 2015

Alejandro Ortiz Bullé Goyri and Carlos Valverde-R

The anonymous Olmec artisan and Velázquez, Summer 2015

Francisco Goya’s “black period”, Summer 2016

Roger Paden

Philosophy and Medicine, Fall 2014

Michelle Paff

The tracheotomy, Summer 2012

JMS Pearce

Art and Medicine, Winter 2016

The anatomy of Michelangelo (1475-1564), Spring 2018 new

Arabella Proffer

Imaging in medicine: fine art to medical art, Winter 2015

Douglas Russell

Mindfulness in art: Robert Rauschenberg’s White Painting, Summer 2014

Gregory Rutecki

When the sensory lens is an artistic prism: the brain, Kandinsky, and multisensory art, Fall 2014

Abbott Handerson Thayer’s art and fin de siècle American culture, Winter 2015

Mary T. Shannon

Crossing boundaries: visual representations of death and dying, Spring 2011

Adam R. Shapiro

The Gross Clinic as religious painting: Eakins, affect, and anatomy, Winter 2017

Sam Shuster

Darwin at the Chinese opera, Summer 2013

Mirjana Stojkovic – Ivkovic

Alcohol and the art of David Terniers Jr., Spring 2017

Sara Öberg Strådal

Medieval medical diagrams: meanings, audiences, and functions, Summer 2013

Sathyaraj Venkatesan and Anu Mary Peter

Life is a game: visual metaphors in Brian Fies’s Mom’s Cancer, Winter 2015

Natalia Angeles Vieyra

Illuminating addiction: morphinomania in fin-de-siècle visual culture, Summer 2015

Campaigning for Craig: the healing power of a legacy T-shirt, Spring 2010

Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield

Color, image and symbol: memory recalling the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait through drawings, Summer 2009

Christopher Walker

Painter, interrupted: Mary Cassatt and illness, Spring 2016

Simon Wein

Surrealist art and the resolution of absurd, Winter 2018 new

Caroline Wellbery

A painful but tender embrace: Robert Pope’s “Aesculapius”, Winter 2016

Steve Wheeler
         A proliferation of monsters:  art of the weird as expressions of anxiety in Britain and Japan, Winter 2018

Ian Williams

Graphic medicine, Winter 2012