Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: homeless

  • A city of two tales

    J. Trig Brown Durham, North Carolina, United States   “Homeless Jesus” by Timothy P. Schmalz, SculpturebyTPS.com Installed at Saint John’s Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Service of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Photo by Sarah Webb / Courtesy of CatholicPhilly.com CME dawns. Hello, Philly, city of brotherly love, home to Homeless Jesus two blocks off…

  • Homelessness

    Rory Hutchinson         Mixed media on canvas 100cm x 100cm (private collection)   This painting is inspired by the plight of homeless patients and aims to highlight their loneliness and the isolation. Suspended in nothingness, the figure sits alone, surrounded by all he owns. He looks down, shoulders slumped. The viewer is…