A beautiful corpse
Leiboff, Marett (2005) A beautiful corpse. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 19(2), pp. 221-237.
This article considers the legal status of artistically posed human corpses that are displayed in public exhibitions, in particular in Gunther von Hagens' 1990s Bodyworlds exhibition. The uses that may be made of human bodies post mortem is a legally as well as a culturally vexed question: when does a body become an object available for exhibition or trade, and what is the difference between art and the improper use of human remains?
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the journal's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Taylor and Francis|
|Deposited On:||19 Feb 2009 11:33|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:15|
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