The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science.
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The Beautiful Brain

The Beautiful Brain

Aug 12, 2010-- Elizabeth Jameson found her art when her own brain lost one of its most basic functions. After suddenly finding herself unable to speak, Jameson was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1991. She soon came to know the geography of her own mind through countless MRI sessions. For the anxious patient, the black and grey pixels of MRI images can appear ugly and frightening. With a strong urge to reinterpret this medical imagery, Jameson writes that her MS inspires her "to create images that provide new insights into the brain and, at the same time, makes medical imaging and its representative humanity more accessible" for all who view them. Her striking artwork reinterprets the brain's scientific mysteries with a raw degree of humility and awe. (4041 reads)


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