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A Tribute to Medical Services: Doctors in Paintings

In the months weeks, we have heard a lot about doctors and healthcare workers, thinking of them as present-day heroes facing up to death. But what do...

Camilla de Laurentis 30 March 2021

The Most Beautiful Anatomical Theaters in Italy

Anatomical Theaters were one of the most important institutions in the history of medicine. They were used in teaching anatomy at early modern...

Zuzanna Stańska 23 March 2021

Trouvelot and his Unique Art of the Cosmos

First published in 1881, Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s portfolio of astronomical illustrations is an exceptional collection of majestic...

Jon Kelly 20 December 2020

North American Art

Eyewitness to Space: The NASA Art Program

Did you know that NASA has quite a unique art collection and that they used to commission artists to document its missions and projects? Let us take...

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 18 December 2020

Art State of Mind

Flying Objects in Art: Celestial Bodies

When we think about flying objects we usually imagine birds, planes, kites, balloons, or even UFOs! It’s easy to forget that at one point the...

Sarah Mills 18 December 2020

Painting

Joseph Wright of Derby: Painting the Industrial Revolution

Joseph Wright of Derby is deemed as the first painter to capture the spirit of the Industrial Revolution. His paintings portray the zeitgeist of his...

Anastasia Manioudaki 11 December 2020

Erotica

Real Gray’s Anatomy. Medical Illustration from an Artistic Genre to a Profession

Since the beginning of human history, drawing and creating diagrams have been essential. They were the easiest and most useful form of...

Camilla de Laurentis 12 September 2020

The Art of Botanical Illustration

Although the recent weather patterns here in the US might not suggest it, we are in the midst of Spring. It's that time of year where people are out...

Rachel Witte 8 June 2020