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RxArt: Healing and Hope in Hospitals   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Posted 11/9/12

For the most part art in hospitals is an afterthought, if anyone even gives it a thought at all. Motivational posters and kitschy bucolic scenes of anthropomorphized wild animals seem to be the standard. This does not appear to be the result of any kind of study that has proven such things enhance the healing process, rather it seems the consequence of institutions with no budget for anything better and willing to take what they can get. Fortunately this epidemic of cheesy décor is being attended t... [more]

Battle Stress  
11/9/10 Posted 11/9/10

BATTLE STRESSby kathleen Daniel I read an article that said: "battle stress may lead to misconduct."    No kidding, Sherlock.It seems men and women, barely old enough to drive, smoke and vote, were sent to Iraq to battle an enemy they can´t see - and watch comrades blown to bits and lose body-parts.  So it´s only commonsense that some soldiers will be left mentally scarred.  Most would agree unless you´re part of an administration, ran by someone who avoided war and habitually hung-out with al... [more]

Call to Artists: For Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles  
Posted 1/3/10

Crewest 110 Winston St. Los Angeles, CA 90013 Cell | 818-235-4598 Gallery ph | 213-627-8272 Crewest Gallery is bringing love to the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles for a Valentines day card exchange for the patients so that they can make their day that much brighter with a V-Card designed by artists. The gallery is looking for artists who would like to design/create and sign a card or cards for patients. Children’s Hospital has a total of 320 inpatient beds and needs at least 320 card... [more]

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