Lisa Nilsson

Artwork > Tissue Series

Thorax
Thorax
mulberry paper
21 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches
2011

This piece represents a cross section through the chest. It is life-size. The heart is encircled by the lungs which are caged by the ribs. The very bright white spot in the center of the gold vertebra is the spinal cord.