Medicine and Visual Culture


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Medicine and Visual Culture

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This course explores the relationship between medicine and Western visual culture, from the anatomical art of Leonardo da Vinci to media representations of the coronavirus pandemic. Topics include the development of scientific illustration, medical themes in the fine arts, the arts in clinical practices, and visual technologies of medicine.

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Waterville, Maine

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Medicine and Visual Culture