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Hunterian Museum

Exhibition Detail
Anatomy of an Athlete: Elite Sport, Surgery and Medical Art
Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom


March 13th, 2012 - December 21st, 2012
Opening: 
March 13th, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
, Emily EvansEmily Evans
© Courtesy of the Artist and Hunterian Museum
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Qvist Gallery, Hunterian Museum. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. 

The Hunterian Museum has worked with the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain to generate new artworks that explore the anatomy and physiology of elite athletics. Ranging across different media and sporting disciplines, the artists illustrate the key role played by sports and exercise medicine, and surgery in particular.

Find out about the latest techniques in orthopaedic surgery, innovative developments in prosthetics and the importance of training to muscle development. World-leading medical artists Joanna Culley, Emily Evans, Richard Neave/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. Their art provides a unique opportunity to study in detail the best of British at running, hurdling, canoeing and hockey.

This dynamic exhibition will be accompanied by a series of events over the summer.

Generously supported by AposTherapy


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