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Ebola on this side

Elisabeth Preston-Hsu Atlanta, Georgia, United States   “Ebola in the Dark.” Drawing by Elisabeth Preston-Hsu, 2019, private collection In September 2014, my husband Chris boarded a plane from Atlanta, Georgia for the Democratic Republic of Congo, his first trip to Africa for work. We had just moved back to Atlanta two months before when he […]

Bidloo and Ruysch: anatomy and art in the 17th century Netherlands

Elisabeth Brander St. Louis, Missouri, United States   Fig 1.Still Life with Lobster and Fruit, c. 1650. Abraham van Beyeren The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Of the many distinguished anatomists who worked in the Netherlands during the European Enlightenment, Frederick Ruysch and Govard Bidloo were the two most remarkable. They were contemporaries and aware of […]