In researching the use of female anatomy in medical textbooks for our upcoming OBJECTIFY THIS: Female Anatomy Dissected and Displayed exhibition, I came across The Anatomical Basis of Medical Practice, and could not believe what I saw. I’ll give you a little background… In 1971, at a time when anatomy… Read More »The OBJECTIFICATION of Female Surface Anatomy
OBJECTIFY THIS: Female anatomy dissected and displayed September 7th through September 29th Opening event September 7th, 6–10p.m. with burlesque performances by Vaudezilla Design Cloud Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St. 2N, Chicago, IL Curated by Vanessa Ruiz, founder of Street Anatomy RSVP via Facebook Street Anatomy is proud to present OBJECTIFY THIS,… Read More »Street Anatomy presents OBJECTIFY THIS: Female Anatomy Dissected and Displayed
With an MA in Biomedical Communication from UT Southwestern and tremendous experience in the medical illustration/animation scene, James Archer is particularly sought after for his artistic style and approach to work. His 3D medical illustrations captivate the viewer with their diffuse lighting, organic hues, intimate depth of field, and overall softness… Read More »Interview with James Archer of Anatomy Blue
MFA ’12 candidate at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Amanda Lilleston takes the study of anatomy and turns her vision into large woodblock collage prints. Amanda says of her work: “I am interested in understanding the vulnerability and strength of the human body. In much of… Read More »Amanda Lilleston
Extremely talented Melbourne-based designer, Josip Kelava, created this book featuring the master illustrators of the 16–19th centuries. Josip says of the book, … it focuses on the illustrator William Cheseldon who was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy, and who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profession.… Read More »BONE – Anatomy Illustrated
Illustration via Dream Anatomy This is one historical anatomical illustration that I have yet to see inked on someone’s body until now! Rodrigo down in Mexico City sent me his Riemsdyk tattoo saying, “People think I’m crazy but I really like Riemsdyk`s drawings and the history behind them.” The illustration… Read More »Riemsdyk’s Gravid Uterus Tattoo
There is something about these medical illustrations by Poland-based illustrator and painter, Marcin Oleksak, that is very light and painterly. We don’t often post straightforward medical illustrations, which is a shame, I should do more to promote our wonderful medical illustrators out there!
Loving this anatomical portrait by Hernan Giamberardino, done entirely with colored pencil.
XXX by Philippines-based fine artist, Patcho Quinto. Love how the muscles almost glow on that dark textured background.
Illustrator, dissector, and physician, Dr. Frank Scali, created this piece inspired by the anatomical definition of anastomosis. Scali says of his piece, “The female portrays the superficial venous blood flow, the male depicts deep arterial blood flow. Together they form the complete circulatory system. Anastomosis is the term used in… Read More »Anastomosis
Gorgeous neck anatomy tattoo taken from Atlas of Anatomy by Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery. The physician who submitted it got this tattoo after spending years in medical school and residency, “I decided to get the tattoo as a symbol of the effort I put into my career.” I think I like… Read More »A Testamanent to Hard Work
Giselle Vitali is a young Venezuelan Illustrator currently living in Barcelona, Spain. Aside from creating the more traditional medical illustrations, Giselle takes anatomy into her more expressive art. I love a medical illustrator that can go from accuracy to surrealism. Giselle is currently doing a master’s degree in 3D modelling.… Read More »Giselle Vitali
I want to extend a big thank you to Emily Evans, medical illustrator extraordinaire and the blogger behind Anatomy UK, for hosting Street Anatomy in London for the past week! She is an extremely talented and motivating individual that truly embraces what it is to be a medical illustrator. Take… Read More »Thank You Emily Evans of Anatomy UK!
Metem – “Despite of Opinions” EP Promo from ilovecut on Vimeo. This very House-like promo video was created by Cut a “network of independent people working in media.” Although I’ve seen this style done here and there, I still love how it brings those old anatomical illustrations, that we all… Read More »Metem – “Despite of Opinions”
Dream Anatomy from Owen D. Young, Jr. on Vimeo. An inside look at the National Library of Medicine’s Dream Anatomy exhibit detailing the history of art and medicine.