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Imaging in medicine: fine art to medical art

Arabella Proffer Cleveland, Ohio, United States     Amputee Venus, 2014 Arabella Proffer Studying anatomy was something I had never taken seriously or practiced much in art school. Frankly, I was mediocre at it. As a result, I developed into a mannerist painter and on occasion distorted anatomy to add an artificial quality. I find this […]

Portrait of a peasant

Peasant Unknown painter from the Netherlands, late 17th century Brukenthal National Museum Alexandru Gh. Sonoc Sibiu, Romania   This peasant is shown wearing a green shirt, decorated on the shoulders with a red line and at the neck with a white lace collar, as well as a wide brown hat. He is disfigured by a […]

In the NICU – The Tumor

Lydia Kang Omaha, Nebraska, USA   Poet’s statement: “In the NICU” is a piece that reflects upon a mother’s feelings of guilt and imperfection as she holds, for the first time, her own sick infant in the NICU. “The Tumor” involves a patient’s experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor. In the NICU A pear […]