“Wherever The Art Of Medicine Is Loved

There Is Also A Love Of  Humanity.”

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Wilder’s paintings are a rare record of what goes on in the operating room from the point of view of an inside of someone who has performed many operations and seen many operations performed.”

Contemplation Before Surgery
Contemplation Before Surgery    -    
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Contemplation Before Surgery – click to view in detail
Cardiac Surgery    - 
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Cardiac Surgery – click to view in detail

 

The relationship of the surgeon to his patient is intimate one-on-one the surgeon knows that he’s responsible for and to the patients, but also to the family, his colleagues and the hospital where he works.” 

 

 

 

Looking in on the operation,  the surgeon shows us in great detail what it looks and feels like the practice surgery.

This is what makes Joe Wilder’s surgery paintings so moving, they show that the surgeon is concerned and deeply involved in the physical fate of his patients.

5 Surgeons   -   
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5 Surgeons – click to view in detail
Details of The Operating Room    -  click to view in detail
Details of The Operating Room – click to view in detail

 

 

 

Many aspects of surgery and the arts are inexorably linked together, and the use of artistic techniques or ideas to improve surgical practice is present throughout the history of medicine.

Gowned and Gloved   -   
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Gowned and Gloved – click to view in detail
Scrubbing Hands   -  click to view in detail
Scrubbing Hands – click to view in detail
Removing Gloves   -   
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Removing Gloves – click to view in detail
Joy Of New Born Delivery    -  click to view in detail
Joy Of New Born Delivery – click to view in detail

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