Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body
Library Shelf Location 06.BODY
Publication Date 2019

Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300 remarkable works, selected and curated by an international panel of anatomists, curators, academics, and specialists, the book chronicles the intriguing visual history of human anatomy, showcasing its amazing complexity and our ongoing fascination with the systems and functions of our bodies. Exploring individual parts of the human body from head to toe, and revealing the intricate functions of body systems, such as the nerves, muscles, organs, digestive system, brain, and senses, this authoritative book presents iconic examples alongside rarely seen, breathtaking works. The 300 entries are arranged with juxtapositions of contrasting and complementary illustrations to allow for thought-provoking, lively, and stimulating reading.

ISBN 9780714879888
Quantity 1
Pages 344pp
Format Hardback
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd, London
Category Art by Subject
Keywords Anatomy, Human body, Body (subject), Medical Illustration
Language English

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