There are 3 books hanging out on my coffee table that I’m currently enjoying: 10% human, Tiny creatures and Bio Art. It seems ‘Microbe’ is the new ‘buzz word’. With the recent estimation that as much as 90% of a human’s cellular make up could be microbial, coupled by the fact that… Read More »The Growth of Microbial Art
Anatomist, Medical Illustrator, Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at Cambridge University. Morbid Anatomy artist and anatomist in residence. Author of 'Anatomy in Black'. Owner of Anatomy Boutique.
Blood, semen, urine, feces, tears, nasal mucus, breast milk, skin, bone and even cremated human ashes have all formed media for artists to use in their work. Ever since Piero Manzoni canned his own excrement in 1961 and Andy Warhol invited friends to urinate on canvas in 1977, there’s nothing… Read More »Bodily Matters: Art Made From Humans
The chances are that your answer to that question is yes. If you look at as many anatomical inspired works of art and products as I do, then that answer is yes, hundreds of times. With the use of anatomical imagery in the creative industries having bourgeoned over the last… Read More »Have You Seen This Heart?