Mar 17 2012

Gunther von Hagens and Plastination

Acid-corrosion cast of the arteries of the adult human hand, by anatomist Gunther von Hagens

March 2012: Thanks to Pinterest, I come across interesting photos, illustrations and paintings related to science in art. I came across the above photo which I first thought was a painting, but after a bit more research, found out that it was through the patented process of plastination that anatomist Gunther von Hagens created this cast. Continue reading