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Calling all anatomy artists

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Jan. 26, 2010 at 2:23 pm |
January 26, 2010 2:36 pm

The Bodies exhibit currently showing in Seattle is opening up for artists and their sketch books Wednesday night.

Best of all, admission is only $10 (half off).

I’ve seen the exhibit once. It’s a fascinating look in to the human body that until now only medical school students have been able to see.

However, as much as I was intrigued and educated by it, I was repulsed by some of the fanciful and playful positions the bodies are posed in.

Ultimately, it’s a highly personal choice as to whether you want to see this show.

Click on the “more” button at the bottom of this post to see a photo. WARNING: It’s not for the faint of heart.

Here’s the details:

What: Seattle Sketch Night at BODIES…The Exhibition

When: Wednesday, Jan. 27. Tickets on sale from 7:00-7:30 p.m.

Where: 1505 Fifth Ave. (Corner of Fifth and Pike) Seattle

Details: BODIES…The Exhibition in Seattle is hosting a sketch night for local artists. The exhibit will stay open late this Wednesday to offer professional and amateur artists full access to the exhibit for only $10, half the usual admission price.

This is a unique opportunity for local artists to sketch studies of carefully preserved, real anatomical specimens as well as deepen their appreciation of the human form. Many of the full-body specimens are dissected in vivid athletic poses, allowing artists to observe how internal structures influence the movements involved in everyday activities.

Click here to see a photo from the exhibit:

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