Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: allopathic healing

  • The Isenheim Altarpiece and “homeopathic” hospital art

    Katrina GenuisCanada Art found in hospitals generally has the aim of comforting the viewer. Presumably, ill patients or exhausted on-call physicians who amble past pastoral countryside scenes or watercolour flowers are reminded that despite their current difficultly there is great beauty in existence. But residences for the sick have not always contained artwork that is…