"The visible skeleton series": the art of Laura Ferguson.

Abstract:

:Laura Ferguson's The Visible Skeleton Series constitutes an artistic self-representation of scoliosis. Ferguson employs high-tech medical imaging and innovative graphical techniques to suggest a novel view of her skeletal "deformity." This section presents introductions to the series by a historian of medicine and by the artist herself, and offers personal and professional reflections on the work from an orthopedic surgeon, a social worker with lived experience of cleft lip, and a retired pediatric forensic pathologist.

journal_name

Perspect Biol Med

authors

Dreger AD,Ferguson L,Aspinall C,Polly DW Jr,Beckwith JB

doi

10.1353/pbm.2004.0023

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2004-04-01 00:00:00

pages

159-75

issue

2

eissn

0031-5982

issn

1529-8795

journal_volume

47

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