The Resource Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]

Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]

Label
Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]
Title
Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds
Title remainder
the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]
Title variation
  • Body worlds
  • Anatomical exhibition of real human bodies
  • Gunther von Hagens' Bodyworlds
  • Bodyworlds
Title variation remainder
the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Catalog of Gunther von Hagen's exhibition of human bodies preserved by "plastination"and presented as "natural art" (p. 13). Work also includes a short history of anatomy and essays on ethical perspectives
Related
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Cataloging source
ZAC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hagens, Gunther von
Dewey number
735.24074
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • QP38
  • QM16
  • QP38
LC item number
.H343 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whalley, Angelina
  • Institut für Plastination
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hagens, Gunther von
  • Cadaver in art
  • Medicine in art
  • Human body
  • Human anatomy
  • Human figure in art
  • Preservation of organs, tissues, etc
  • Tissues
  • Biological specimens
Label
Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The exhibition is also known as Körperwelten and Le Monde Du Corps in some countries ..."
  • "Plastination unveils the beauty beneath the skin, frozen in time between deaht and decay. - Gunther von Hagens" (p. [4] of cover)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Anatomy and plastination / Gunther von Hagens -- Human body, anatomy and function / Angelina Whalley -- Gunther von Hagens and Body worlds / Charleen M. Moore, C. Mackenzie Brown -- Plastinated specimens and their presentation in museums, a theoretical and bioethical retrospective on a media event / Axel W. Bauer -- When death goes on display / Ulrich Fischer -- Dignity of the individual / Franz Josef Wetz -- On gruesome corpses, gestalt plastinates and mandatory interment / Gunther von Hagens -- Educating power of the sciences / Bazon Brock -- Modern anatomical theatre, the first public autopsy in 200 years / Franz Josef Wetz -- Body worlds through the eyes of its visitors / Angelina Whalley -- Körpenwelten as seen by visitors / Ernst D. Lantermann
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9783937256047
Other physical details
ill. (manly col.), ports., facsims. ; $c 28 cm.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1928343-01umb_inst
  • (OCoLC)173983405
Label
Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies ; catalog on the exhibition / $c [photographs: Gunther von Hagens ; editing: Angelina Whalley ; scientific consultants: Eduard Borzyak, Marius Oancea ; translation: Francis Kelly]
Publication
Note
  • "The exhibition is also known as Körperwelten and Le Monde Du Corps in some countries ..."
  • "Plastination unveils the beauty beneath the skin, frozen in time between deaht and decay. - Gunther von Hagens" (p. [4] of cover)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Anatomy and plastination / Gunther von Hagens -- Human body, anatomy and function / Angelina Whalley -- Gunther von Hagens and Body worlds / Charleen M. Moore, C. Mackenzie Brown -- Plastinated specimens and their presentation in museums, a theoretical and bioethical retrospective on a media event / Axel W. Bauer -- When death goes on display / Ulrich Fischer -- Dignity of the individual / Franz Josef Wetz -- On gruesome corpses, gestalt plastinates and mandatory interment / Gunther von Hagens -- Educating power of the sciences / Bazon Brock -- Modern anatomical theatre, the first public autopsy in 200 years / Franz Josef Wetz -- Body worlds through the eyes of its visitors / Angelina Whalley -- Körpenwelten as seen by visitors / Ernst D. Lantermann
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9783937256047
Other physical details
ill. (manly col.), ports., facsims. ; $c 28 cm.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1928343-01umb_inst
  • (OCoLC)173983405

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