I want to donate my body

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp, Rembrandt Before we get started, can you spot the error made by Rembrandt in the image above? Back to the task at hand, I decided to write this post after a mini-debate in the anatomy department the day after the memorial service. We were talking about the altruism […]

The Living Anatomical Model

David by Michelangelo, Florence Galleria dell’Accademia. Visitors to Florence, Italy, may find that the list of places to visit is endless. However, if you want to see the link between anatomy and art, the Academy Gallery is the right place for you. At this gallery of art, you can admire the perfection of David, one […]

The Anatomy of Tattoos

The word tattoo comes from the Tahitian word tattau, which means “to mark”; despite loving tattoos myself, I’m aware they are not everyone’s cup of tea. However, over the last several years there has been somewhat of a resurgence in body art, to the point that its now considered fashionable. In the last few years […]

Henry’s curious collection

By the way if you didn’t spot what was wrong with the skeleton, then that doesn’t bode well for passing MJM. Strange skeletons aside, this weekend I decided to visit The Wellcome collection on Euston Road; it has two permanent exhibits, containing an eclectic collection of health related artifacts and paintings. These pieces were collected […]