1 September 2011 1 Comment

Specimens from the Musée Dupuytren

Specimens from the Musée Dupuytren

I shot these a while back while visiting the Musée Dupuytren at the University of Paris medical school and thought I’d share them here. The museum itself is somewhat hard to find (some medical students queried nearby had no idea it existed) and is entered through a series of cluttered academic offices.  I was happy […]

26 August 2011 1 Comment

More Stills: Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

More Stills: Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

Someone asked for stills from our new Gunther von Häagen-Dazs video, so I’m sharing them here. If you haven’t seen it, and curious to learn about the new Bodyworld ice cream flavors Body Brickle, Vein Glorious, Blackberry Necrosis, and Cadaver Crunch, just watch the video.

24 August 2011 0 Comments

Reserve Your Copy: Empire of Death

(photos from Empire de la Mort.) Usually we try to reign in our morbid interests right at the point where life ends and death begins, but in this case, we make an exception for  our friend artist, photographer, writer Paul Koudounaris. After years of travel and photography, Koudounaris has produced the exquisitely illustrated and painstakingly researched The Empire of Death: […]

13 June 2011 0 Comments

Vintage Dissection Lab Photos

Nowadays before medical students begin their cadaver dissections, they are invited to participate in high-minded ceremonies honoring those whose bodies are soon to be opened, but in the wild and wooly days before the mid-twentieth century, med students lightened this grisly rite of passage with humor,  painting macabre slogans on their dissection tables, and sometimes […]