Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

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A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body, a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making.

Through 300 remarkable works, selected and curated by an international panel of anatomists, curators, academics, and specialists, the book chronicles the intriguing visual history of human anatomy, showcasing its amazing complexity and our ongoing fascination with the systems and functions of our bodies. Exploring individual parts of the human body from head to toe, and revealing the intricate functions of body systems, such as the nerves, muscles, organs, digestive system, brain, and senses, this authoritative book presents iconic examples alongside rarely seen, breathtaking works. The 300 entries are arranged with juxtapositions of contrasting and complementary illustrations to allow for thought-provoking, lively, and stimulating reading.

Draws on works from all time periods, cultures, and media, from cave art to microphotography – and includes images from medieval manuscripts, paintings, and cutting-edge scans and digital technology.

Features a diverse range of artists, anatomists, and figures such as Damien Hirst, Leonardo da Vinci, René Descartes, Andreas Vesalius, Avicenna, Frida Kahlo, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Mona Hatoum.

Professor Thomas Schnalke is director of the Berliner Medizinhistorischen Museums der Charité.

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Súly 2.46 kg
ISBN 9780714879888
Szerző Phaidon Editors
Kiadó Phaidon Press
Kiadás éve 2019
Borító Hardcover
Oldalszám és illusztrációk 352 pages, 300 colour illustrations
Nyelv English

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