A bag of bones, blood and guts. Nauseating associations normally accompany the human body when viewed from an anatomical standpoint. Perhaps to make light, or simply to illuminate my fascination with the inner workings of our bodies, I began creating colorful images of organs and their components. Throwing scale out the window, the heart rests upon cardiac cell tissue, DNA anchors a eukaryotic cell to the canvas, and E-coli looks as if it might make a meal out of the large intestine. I want to convey the message that these images are meant to be playful and fun, if not making fun of ourselves, while illustrating the magnificence of the human body. Check out more at:

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26th July 2013

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"Back to Basics" By Maggie Hotchkiss
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"Back to Basics" By Maggie Hotchkiss

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