Exhibit examines arts-protheses link

A major exhibit at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK, explores the relationship between visual arts and prostheses. “The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics” traces how artists have addressed radical changes to the human body. Presenting more than 70 artworks, objects, and images spanning the late-19th century to the present, the exhibition explores how sculpture and medical science have augmented the analog human figure, expanding its reach and power, according to the institute.

A major exhibit at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK, explores the relationship between visual arts and prostheses. “The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics” traces how artists have addressed radical changes to the human body. Presenting more than 70 artworks, objects, and images spanning the late-19th century to the present, the exhibition explores how sculpture and medical science have augmented the analog human figure, expanding its reach and power, according to the institute.

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Exhibit examines arts-protheses link