Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: schematization

  • Wyeth and the symbolism of immobility

    Kierstin UtterDetroit, Michigan, United StatesKyle UtterNew York, New York, United States Andrew Wyeth completed his most iconic work, Christina’s World, in 1948. The painting came at a critical time, when post-World War II everyday Americans were beginning to purchase mass-produced automobiles. The ability to quickly move from city to suburbs was gaining paramount importance. Life…