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Seasick: Lessons in human anatomy from Hyman Bloom’s The Hull (1952)

Liz Irvin Worcester, Massachusetts, United States   The Hull. Oil on canvas by Hyman Bloom, 1952. Image reproduction courtesy of the Hyman Bloom Estate. “I experience a gagging sensation and, still farther down, spasms in the stomach, the belly; and all the organs shrivel up the body, provoke tears and bile, increase heartbeat, cause forehead […]