Reviews Art

Cradle to Grave

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7425.1233-a (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1233
  1. Colin Martin, independent consultant in health care communications
  1. London

    An art installation at the “Living and Dying” exhibition at the Wellcome Trust Gallery, the British Museum, London

    www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/livinganddying/index.html

    www.cradletograve.org/

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    A 1936 photograph of CM's mother and her friends is included in Cradle to Grave.

    The inaugural display in a new series of long term exhibitions at the British Museum explores the diverse ways in which people deal with the challenges of everyday life. “Living and Dying” particularly looks at how different cultures strive to gain and maintain a sense of wellbeing. Artefacts from the museum's ethnographic collections illustrate the values that indigenous people attach to their environment, their spiritual beliefs, and each other. …

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