Heart attack (with birds)

So beautiful … Oh!  The lovebirds are eating …

But a heart attack is gruesome, bringing intimations of mortality to many, and death itself to others.

In our softer age, anatomy as art seems less shocking than Polly Morgan’s taxidermy. Her arresting art has been highly successful though. Perhaps the unexpected has unusual power to reach through our protective shield.

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Neil Turner

 

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