Gray's Anatomy

The illustrations from Gray's Anatomy are precise clinical accurate. The first drawings of their kind to aid medical students. A team effort, Gray dissecting and labeling, Carter illustrating. I am drawn towards the simplicity of the images, minimal colour, the way the type interacts with the illustration and the details. The human body itself an inspiration. We are often unaware or at least take for granted the 'behind the scenes' of humanity, paying much more attention to the exterior as a form of self expression. Ignoring the fact that we have all this organic machinery keeping us alive - that is until something goes wrong. What are we? Are we our insides or our out? We are both but we prefer not to get into the gory bits.

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