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  • > To promote better understanding of human anatomy

    I saw a thing on some cable show about this guy once. As I recall, he started with anatomical lessons, and then started doing it as art. They showed a museum or gallery full of his work. I don't know if it's a permanent installation or not. I think it was in Germany.

    [now hitting Google to refresh my memory. ...stand by...]

    If you ask me, some of this stuff [guardian.co.uk] is pretty friggin cool. If I could see my corpse after I died, I'd much rather he got to treat it
  • And it's really, really good. I'd reccomend anybody go to see it and find out more about themselves. I wouldn't necessarily call it an art exhibit, it's much more in the "educational" for me.

    -Dom
  • Those of use lucky enough to attend TPC are way ahead of you, having been briefed on the subject by Dr. Orwant [oreillynet.com] during the quiz show. We also got to see Brett Glass sign his body away to be plastinated for a big 5 points.
  • I believe they're called écorché and were first produced in the 18th century by a scientist called Fragonard, brother of the famous artist.