Description - Human Anatomy: Illustrating the Body by Benjamin A. Rifkin
This lavishly illustrated book chronicles the remarkable history of anatomical illustration from the Renaissance to the digital Visible Human project of today. Its survey of five and a half centuries of meticulous visual description by anatomists and artists will be a welcome addition to the libraries of artists, art students, doctors and anyone interested in the history of science.
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Author Biography - Benjamin A. Rifkin
Benjamin Rifkin lives and works in New York City as a private art dealer specializing in Old Master paintings, drawings and sculpture. Michael J. Ackerman is Assistant Director for High Performance Computing and Communications at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. Judy Folkenberg is a freelance writer. She is also a book artist, and binds and makes books by hand.