Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Egon Schiele

  • Drawing parallels in pandemic art

    Mariella Scerri Mellieha, Malta Victor Grech Pembroke, Malta   Photo of the crowd at an undetermined 1918 Georgia Tech home football game. Photo by Thomas Carter, Public domain. Via Wikimedia. “Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world; yet somehow we find it hard to believe in ones that crash down…

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

    Prudence L. Gourguechon Paper presented at the Hektoen Institute of Medicine on Nov. 6, 2007Revised for publication in Hektoen International, Vol. 2, Jan. 2009 Introduction Two intensely creative men lived and worked in early 20th century Vienna, both intent on elucidating aspects of the darker side of the human psyche. There is no evidence that…