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Human Body Exhibit

Nicole Valsesia-Lair’s “A fleur de peau” made from bobbin lace and featured in French contemporary lace exhibition at OIDFA congress in Caen (2012). Photo courtesy Jane Atkinson.

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from The Sun

Body tissue is a work of art

Lisa Nilsson's rolled up paper art!!!! AWESOME. Wowsers - this is cool.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Flayed babies' bodies included in new Body World exhibition

Gunther von Hagens "Body Worlds". Real human bodies posed using "plastination". STILL wish I had seen this when it came to Florida.

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Defining beauty the body in ancient Greek art .Major exhibition focusing on the human body.The remarkable works of art in the exhibition range from abstract simplicity of prehistoric figurines to breathtaking realism in the age of Alexander the Great. These works continued to inspire artists for hundreds of years, giving form to thought and shaping our own perceptions of ourselves.'The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.' - Aristole

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By Emma Parker - Stitch Therapy. - Could symbolise how your mother 'fixes you' when you're upset/ hurt/ etc. She puts you back together again.

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from Orwellwasright's Weblog

Jenny Saville: Flesh

First saw this work at Jenny Grad show at GSA in 1992

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 5 March 2009

A view of the X-Lady at Body Worlds, an anatomical exhibition of real human bodies by German Gunther von Hagens to be held at the San Diego Natural History Museum

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Rauschenberg's self portrait. Saw this exhibit at Philbrook last year with Danny. He is great.

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