Thursday March 7, 2013
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Section: Arts/Reading
Anatomical Theatre: Depictions of the Body, Disease, and Death in Medical Museums of the Western World

When: March 7, 2013
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where: John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Castelli Gallery.
Phone: 770.534.6263.
Cost: Free and open to the public

Description: Thursday, Feb. 21 – Sunday, March 31. John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Castelli Gallery. A photography exhibition featuring works of the human body, disease, and death found in medical museums from across the United States and Europe. The exhibition’s creator, historian Joanna Ebenstein, states that the photos “function as cultural/historical artifacts…they reveal the artistic hand and aesthetic sense of their creators with a surprising and sometimes macabre beauty”. This exhibit is sure to interest those interested in art, medicine, or health as they demonstrate the educational and artistic potential of scientific endeavors. Free and open to the public.


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