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The Human Body as a Meeting Point

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Science  19 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5968, pp. 961
DOI: 10.1126/science.1187798

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Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love—Leonardo da Vinci, Ōkyo, Damien Hirst Nanjo Fumio and Ken Arnold, curators Organized by the Mori Art Museum, the Wellcome Trust, and the Yomiuri Shimbun. Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. Through 28 February 2010. www.mori.art.museum
Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love—Leonardo da Vinci, Ōkyo, Damien Hirst Mori Art Museum and Heibonsha, Tokyo, 2009. 288 pp. ¥2940. ISBN 9784582206623.

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The juxtaposition of medical models and illustrations against classic and contemporary, Japanese and Western artworks suggests new links among cultures and disciplines.