Morris Museum Exhibition Features the Michelangelo of Medicine, Frank H. Netter, MD

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MORRISTOWN, NJ.- Featuring more than 40 works of art by the acclaimed master of medical illustrations, this exhibition celebrates Dr. Frank Netter’s contribution to the study of human anatomy. The exhibition will be on view through February 27, 2011. This exhibition, which highlights the startling beauty and stunning accuracy of Netter’s illustrations, is the inaugural show in a new series at the Morris Museum that will explore the intersection of art and science. Frank H. Netter, MD, Michelangelo of Medicine focuses on the following themes: the five senses, the human heart, and Netter’s extraordinary ability to depict the patient with the humanity and personality of a recognizable individual. This exhibition features works on loan from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and is sponsored by Elsevier Health Sciences, publisher of the fifth edition of Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy. The value of