Views And Reviews

Perez on Medicine

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6937.1170a (Published 30 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1170
  1. Tom Treasure

    Jose Perez, Wayman R Spence WRS Publishing, $29.95, pp 64 ISBN 1-56796-005-7

    In a series of 29 oil paintings, reproduced as full page colour plates, the American artist Jose Perez shows us how he sees the medical profession. If it makes you any more comfortable, it is how he sees the American medical profession, but we are not that far away and are getting closer, and it does no harm to have a mirror held up to us sometimes.

    Perez's pictures are wonderfully complicated, crowded with detail. As the gaze runs over the page one thing after another catches the eye. Sometimes just two …

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