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Doctors use their hands for more than healing

This painting shows surgeons at work on a patient. It will be on display at the Albany Museum of Art until December 30th. This painting shows surgeons at work on a patient. It will be on display at the Albany Museum of Art until December 30th.

“The hands that heal can also be the hands that create.” Medicine is one of the most rigorous areas of study that a person can take up. And it would seem to have nothing to do with art. But medicine deals with the human body, and so it has often been the subject of artists. “In the Renaissance, physicians and artists started working together to really do a scientific study of the human body.” says Nick Nelson, Director of the Albany Museum of Art.

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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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