medicine

Photography
Photography

Photographing Victorian Corpses Exposes the Beauty of the Human Body

Mia-Jane Harris's portraits of medical specimens challenge our fear of death.
Anna Marks
7.15.17
sculpture
sculpture

Graphic, Fleshy Sculptures Confront the Abuse of Black Bodies

Doreen Garner's visceral sculptures interrogate the history of medical experimentation on Black Americans.
Anna Marks
5.10.17
Illustration
Illustration

Tantalizing Textured Tentacles Transcend Typification

Kate Sweeney allows scientific phenomena to guide her artworks.
Diana Shi
5.7.17
special effects
special effects

How Hollywood Special Effects Are Helping Surgeons Practice Brain Surgery

Critical care doctor Peter Weinstock explains how movie magic—in the right hands—can actually save lives.
Beckett Mufson
4.12.17
Art
Art

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.
Diana Shi
1.8.17
Art
Art

NASA Astronaut Wears Space Suit Hand-Painted by Cancer Patients

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Kate Rubins wears a painted suit of 'COURAGE.'
Andrew Salomone
10.13.16
Art
Art

Enter a Giant Medicine Capsule Made Entirely of Clothes

Reflect on the therapeutic effects of medicine inside Beijing-based artist Yin Xiuzhen’s latest installation
DJ Pangburn
9.30.16
Art
Art

In Art, a Terminally-Ill Artist Finds Infinity

Ghosts and organza silk unveil Kaylin Andres' take on her own mortality, in a new exhibition.
Kat Herriman
6.13.16
Art
Art

Expired Medicine Creates Abstract Animal Paintings

South African artist Jo Voysey’s unconventional choice of mediums highlights the contentious relationship between human and animals.
Tanja M. Laden
5.24.16
Art
Art

Boston's Fine Arts Museum Offers Doctors Time for Reflection

By spending time with art, doctors unwind and sharpen their soft skills.
Eva Recinos
1.30.16
Music
Music

Watch a Man Play Guitar While Getting Brain Surgery

Scalpel. Forceps. Six string.
Beckett Mufson
6.4.15
Design
Design

Amputee Gets Two Mind-Controlled Robotic Arms

Les Baugh can control his two new prosthetics, simply by thinking about their movements
Beckett Mufson
12.18.14