Anatomy in Art

Colorful Wool Skulls of Ben Cove

Love Ben’s color combinations. See more of his work here. [via Who Killed Bambi] Thanks again to Heather for the link, she’s going to become an official Street Anatomy contributor pretty soon!    

Disco Skull is in the House

Boys Noize album cover Oi Oi Oi

Can’t say that I’ve ever heard of Boys Noize before, but I do love the disco skull on the cover of their album, Oi Oi Oi. Very Damien Hirst, sans the million dollar price tag.   [Thanks to Katie Hovany for the link!]    

The Hand Tools

Industrial designer, Paul Julius Martus, designed these one-of-a-kind hand tools. Wouldn’t want to mess with that mallet!    

LEGO my Heart

  Anatomy meets LEGO in Nathan Sawaya’s latest piece entitled, Heartfelt. I had seen Nathan’s work before when he was a guest on the Colbert Report and I secretly hoped that he would do an anatomical piece out of LEGOs. So imagine my excitement when one of my readers sent… Read More »LEGO my Heart

The Most Anatomically Correct Shoes Ever Made for your Feet

Interesting article in the New York Magazine entitled, “You Walk Wrong,” on how we’re all taking an evolutionary step backward by wearing shoes. Last year, researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, published a study titled “Shod Versus Unshod: The Emergence of Forefoot Pathology in Modern… Read More »The Most Anatomically Correct Shoes Ever Made for your Feet

200,000 Packs of Cigarettes

That’s how many cigarette packs artist Chris Jordan used to make his latest work, “Skull with Cigarette.” It’s also equal to the number of Americans who die from cigarette smoking every 6 months. This piece is part of Jordan’s photographic series entitled Running the Numbers: an American Self-Portrait visually examines… Read More »200,000 Packs of Cigarettes

Teddy Skulls, Morbidly Cute?

Even teddy bears have skeletal anatomy that is just as cute. Wool sculptor, Stephanie Metz, created these soft felty skeletons. Her interest lies in, A pseudo-scientific study of the morphology of skulls: the form and structures that differentiate one breed from another and give a sense of the story of… Read More »Teddy Skulls, Morbidly Cute?