‘Anatomy of an Athlete’ is the outcome of the Hunterian museum working with the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain. The new exhibition displays features new artworks that explore the anatomy and physiology of elite athletics.
World-leading medical artists Joanna Culley, Emily Evans, Richard Neave in collaboration with Denise Smith,and Catherine Sulzmann have used have used a variety of art-forms including watercolour, video and sculpture to represent a selection of sports and para-sports. Ranging across different media and sporting disciplines, the artists illustrate the key role played by sports and exercise medicine, and surgery in particular. The display explores latest techniques in orthopaedic surgery, innovative developments in prosthetics and the importance of training for muscle development. The works of art displayed provide a unique opportunity to study in detail the best of British at running, hurdling, canoeing and hockey.
The exhibition is accompanied by a series of events related to sports and surgery all over the summer.
Dates: 13 March 2012 to 29 September 2012
Times: Tue – Sat 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Hunterian Museum – The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincolns Inn Fields, Holborn, London.
Free of access!