Publisher: OUP USA
Patients as Art explores the capacity of art to provide a unique perspective on the history of humankind. Featuring over 160 full-color works of art, this book offers a pictorial review of medical history stretching from Paleolithic times to the present, reflecting the ideals and sensibilities of the times in which they were created, and communicating formal, spiritual, and scientific values. Dr. Mackowiak reveals what these works have to say about the status of the art of medicine in the past and its relationship to the medicine of today.
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