E–pub/Pdf (The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic)

The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the EcstaticCame sooner than expected Great Book Super Excited To Get super excited to get I only

this three stars because I the ebook version and it s basically unreadable Can t really zoom too well or view the images in the desktop reader can t download it as a df to actually be able to inspect closely I loved this book The wealth of images and the most fascinating history to a rather strange artifact The book discusses the creation of the venus their contribution to science and ublic opinion their lace amoungst science religion art and at the fair A chapter also discuses their eroticism It s fascinating just such a good read and a wonderful addition if you have an interest in history art and science Bellissimo libro ricco di fotografie e molto descrittivo mi iaciuto molto Informative educational beautiful This is another beautiful book from Joanna Ebenstein and the Morbid Anatomy MuseumThe book itself is well designed well made and includes nice touches like headbandsT. Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine the Anatomical Venus―with its heady mixture of beauty eroticism and death―is the most seductive These life sized dissectible wax women reclining on moth eaten velvet cushions―with glass eyes strings of Baby Girl (Erik Ead Trilogy, pearls and golden tiaras crowning their real human hair―were created in eighteenth century Florence as the centerpiece of the first trulyublic science museum Conceived as a means to teach human anatomy the Venus also tacitly communicated the relationship between the human body and a divinely created cosmos; between art and science nature and mankind Today she both intrigues and confounds troubling our neat categorical. He hotos and illustrations are of intriguing anatomical models that were widely used before the advent of hotography The detail on some of the models is astounding Some of the models even include detail of the lymphatic system which is usually even to this day ignoredI was especially surprised to see a hoto of a ainting depicting the sculptor Jean L on G rome creating my favorite statue TanagraI highly see a hoto of a Vögeln ist schön: Die Sexrevolte von 1968 und was von ihr bleibt painting depicting the sculptor Jean L on G rome creating my favorite statue TanagraI highly this book for anyone interested in medicine anatomyhysiology curiosities art etc It s a bathroom book It lacks depth Un libro recioso e imprescindible ara los apasionados del arteServicio altamente eficiente Entrega rapid sima Social Media and Social Movements: The Transformation of Communication Patterns producto enerfecto estado y recio muy competitivo This touches two fascinating subjects wax sculpture as an art form and anatomy books as a source of scientific information and cheap thrills The first deserves respect than it generally gets Madame Tussaud s is barely the tip of the iceberg The second is treated here mai. Divides between life and death body and soul effigy and edagogy entertainment and education kitsch and art The first book of its kind The Anatomical Venus by Morbid Anatomy Museum cofounder Joanna Ebenstein features over images―many never before ublished―gathered by its author from around the world Its extensively researched text explores the Anatomical Venus within her historical and cultural context in order to reveal the shifting attitudes toward death and the body that today render such spectacles strange It reflects on connections between death and wax the tradition of life sized simulacra spectacles strange It reflects on connections between death and wax the tradition of life sized simulacra reserved beautiful women the henomenon of women in glass boxes in fa.


Nly as a means to Guilty Voyeurism You Will Hardly voyeurism You Will Hardly Anything About hardly learn anything about from this book but the images of chopped up women are jolting The book gives a nice coverage of the history of wax and anatomical art Some features of the roduction did not appeal to me Entire ages are devoted to boldface uotations with legends too tiny for the human eye to decipher The first time I read the book I didn t even notice the legends at all There is a wealth of historical hotographs but many are rinted so small commemorative Bauern In Mexiko: Zwischen Subsistenz Und Warenproduktion postage stamp size and at such low resolution that some of the history contained therein is lost For an art book try Alessandro Riva s book on Clemente Susini which is stunning ISBN 978 8889188972 Beautiful book great shipping Strangely delightful The Anatomical Venus throws some light on what some mayerceive as the darker corners of the boundary between science and opular culture Arrived in erfect condition so excited to read Looks fantastic. Irground displays and ideas of the ecstatic the sublime and the uncanny Joanna Ebenstein is a multidisciplinary artist curator writer lecturer and graphic designer She originated the Morbid Anatomy blog and website and is cofounder with Tracy Hurley Martin and creative director of the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn New York She is coauthor of Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy with Dr Pat Morris; coeditor of The Morbid Anatomy Anthology with Colin Dickey; and acted as curatorial consultant to Wellcome Collection’s Exuisite Bodies exhibition in She has also worked with such institutions as the New York Academy of Medicine the Dittrick Museum and the Vrolik Muse. ,