Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds: the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies
Institute für Plastination, 2005 - Anatomy, Artistic - 319 pages
Catalog of Gunther von Hagen's exhibition of human bodies preserved by "plastination"and presented as "natural art" (p. 13). Work also includes a short history of anatomy and essays on ethical perspectives.
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abdominal acetone aesthetic anatomical specimens anatomical study anatomical theaters anatomist Andreas Vesalius arteries artistic authenticity autopsy become blood vessels bodily interiors body donor body slices BODY WORLDS exhibition Bog bodies bones brain burial cadavers cavity cells church corpses cultural dead bodies death deceased display donate dry cadavers emotivism ethical evaluation fact fallopian tubes fetus formaldehyde functions Germany gestalt plastinates Gunther von Hagens heart Heidelberg human body human dignity ical idea imens individual intestine joint kidney KÖRPERWELTEN Lantermann liver living ln addition lungs Mannheim Mannheim exhibition means medicine moral mummies muscles Museum nates natural nerve object opinion organs person plas plastinated specimens polymer pose position preserved Proplastiker question religious Renaissance respect result scientific skeletons skin small intestine soul spinal structures tination tion tissue University of Heidelberg uterus visitors whole-body plastinates whole-body specimens