Art Essays

Zohaib Ahmad

The perfection of illness

William R. Albury and George M. Weisz

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

The model for Albrecht Dürer’s Praying Hands

Niyi Awofeso and Anu Rammohan

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

Sarah Bahr

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

Alan W. Bates

The anatomy of beauty in nineteenth-century England

Michael Baum

The beauty of nature and the nature of beauty new

Markley Boyer

William Sanger – the artist as health activist

Emily Boyle

The art of consumption – TB and John Lavery new

Vincent Cracolici

Lord Howard Florey and the use of visual art in medicine

Margo Davis

The power of the creative

Laurinda Dixon

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

Art and the myth of the “wandering womb”

Mary Lynn Everson and Greg Halvorsen Schreck

The Marjorie Kovler Center quilts

Thom Ferrier

Cruel to be kind

Florence Gelo

The art of loss

The painter and the potter: voices in color and texture new

Katrina Genuis

The Isenheim Altarpiece and ‘homeopathic’ hospital art

Nancy Gershman

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

Mark Gilbert and James E. Van Arsdall

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

Frank Gonzalez-Crussi

Bronzino and the wages of sin

Lovesickness in art and medicine

Prudence L. Gourguechon

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

Sarah Hartley

Architecture and the French hospital

Mirjana Stojkovic-Ivkovic

Art therapy: a historical perspective new

Farrah Jawad

Wounded deer—medical aspects of the life of Frida Kahlo

Seth Judson

Rodin’s “Large Left Hand 1903”

Nicholas Kang

Letters from the asylum new

Peter Kopplin

Monet and his cataracts

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

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

Jorge A. Lazareff

The brain

Elizabeth Lee

Therapeutic beauty

Jeffrey M. Levine

The two hemispheres of medicine

Ruth Margalit and Christopher Leet

Finding a Voice

Eliette Markhbein

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

Capturing recovery from trauma on canvas

Andrea Marks

An image in time: medical photography in dermatology

Stephen Martin

Anatomy and pathology in Zurbaran’s Jewish and Christian figures new

JH McAuley

Migrainous scotomata in art

Adil Menon

Manga as medical critique

Sally Metzler

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

Caitlin Meyer

Géricault’s art of insanity

Emilio Mordini

Tithonus and Eos

Alejandro Ortiz Bullé Goyri and Carlos Valverde-R

The anonymous Olmec artisan and Velázquez

Francisco Goya’s “black period”

Roger Paden

Philosophy and Medicine

Michelle Paff

The tracheotomy

JMS Pearce

Art and Medicine

The anatomy of Michelangelo (1475-1564) new

Arabella Proffer

Imaging in medicine: fine art to medical art

Susan Brunn Puett & J. David Puett

Partners in healing: an early renaissance painting depicting the partnership of the divine with the physicians Cosmas and Damian new

Douglas Russell

Mindfulness in art: Robert Rauschenberg’s White Painting

Gregory Rutecki

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

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

Mary T. Shannon

Crossing boundaries: visual representations of death and dying

Adam R. Shapiro

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

Sam Shuster

Darwin at the Chinese opera

Mirjana Stojkovic – Ivkovic

Alcohol and the art of David Terniers Jr

Sara Öberg Strådal

Medieval medical diagrams: meanings, audiences, and functions

Sathyaraj Venkatesan and Anu Mary Peter

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

Natalia Angeles Vieyra

Illuminating addiction: morphinomania in fin-de-siècle visual culture

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

Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield

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

Christopher Walker

Painter, interrupted: Mary Cassatt and illness

Simon Wein

Surrealist art and the resolution of absurd new

Caroline Wellbery

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

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

Ian Williams

Graphic medicine