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Paradise Now: picturing the genetic revolution

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7265.903/a (Published 07 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:903
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne, medical journalist
  1. New York

    Exit Art Gallery, 2nd floor, 548 Broadway (between Prince and Spring Streets in SoHo), New York

    Until 28 October 2000

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    Boldly the handout proclaims: “We are at a threshold, witnesses to the moment when genetic research is rewriting the definition of life … Artists have claimed an important role in this ongoing exploration, creating images that literally give shape to abstract, complex concepts.”

    Artists? It seems a strange idea, getting 39 artists to depict issues raised by biotechnology. It isn't, though. The show is educational and thought provoking. I think you'll enjoy it, and I'm sure your …

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