Art in Science: Selections from EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Hardcover | November 19, 2013

byPolyxeni PotterEditorCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

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Since 1995, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published Emerging Infectious Diseases, a public health journal that endeavors to improve scientific understanding of disease emergence, prevention, and elimination. Widely known for its leading research in infectious disease, EID is also recognized for its unique aesthetic, which brings together visual art from across periods and, through prose, makes it relatable to the journal's science-minded readership. In Art in Science: Selections from Emerging Infectious Diseases, the journal's highly popular fine-art covers are contextualized with essays that address how the featured art relates to science, and to us all. Through the combined covers and essays, the journal's contents - topics such asinfections, contagions, disease emergence, antimicrobial resistance - find larger context amid topics such as poverty and war, the hazards of global travel, natural disasters, and human-animal interactions.This collection of 92 excerpts and covers from Emerging Infectious Diseases will be of interest to readers of the journal or to anyone who wishes to reach across the aisle between art and science.

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Since 1995, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published Emerging Infectious Diseases, a public health journal that endeavors to improve scientific understanding of disease emergence, prevention, and elimination. Widely known for its leading research in infectious disease, EID is also recognized for its unique aesthetic...

Polyxeni Potter, MA, ELS, is Managing Senior Editor of the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. She was educated in literature and the arts and has a formidable grasp of the mechanics of language, rooted in her knowledge of Greek and Latin. She brought these skills to CDC two decades ago, and since then she has forged the humaniti...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.98 inPublished:November 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Emerging Infectious Diseases: Art in ScienceForewordPreface - Arts, Science, and the Pursuit of KnowledgeFigure 1. Georges Rouault Les Trois JugesFigure 2. Winslow Homer Right and Left (detail)Figure 3. Rembrandt van Rijn Scholar in His StudyFigure 4. Hans Holbein the Younger Nicholas Kratzer (detail)Figure 5. Giuseppe Arcimboldi or Arcimboldo VertumnusDISEASE EMERGENCEFigure 1. Ray Troll Fishes of AmazoniaFigure 2. Maxfield Parrish MasqueradeFigure 3. Hale Aspacio Woodruff InterchangeFigure 4. Andy Warhol Albert EinsteinFigure 5. Salvador Dali Daddy Longlegs of the Evening? Hope!Pierre-Auguste Renoir Luncheon of the Boating PartyEverything Flows Nothing Stands StillArchibald J Motley Jr NightlifeHost-Pathogen-Venue Combinations and All That JazzPieter Bruegel the Elder Return of the HerdThe Panoramic Landscape of Human SufferingJackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)Oneness, Complexity, and the Distribution of DiseasePiet Mondrian Broadway Boogie WoogieMolecular Techniques and the True Content of RealityMichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Basket of FruitChiaroscuro in Art and NatureLeonardo da Vinci Mona LisaArt, Science, and Life's EnigmasMICROBIAL ADAPTATION AND CHANGEFigure 1. Eric Mack APMR-41553Figure 2. Max Weber FiguresFigure 3. Clive Hicks-Jenkins The Prophet Fed by a RavenFigure 4. Prince Twins Seven-Seven The Lazy Hunters, and the Poisonous Wrestlers Lizard Ghost and the CobraFigure 5. Abu'l Hasan Nadir al-Zaman Squirrels in a Plane Tree with Hunter Attempting to Climb the TreeVincent van Gogh Terrace of a Cafe at Night (Place du Forum)Not from the Stars Do I My Judgment PluckAthenian black-figured amphora Herakles and the Stymphalian BirdsAncient Myths and Avian PestilenceEdvard Munch Self-Portrait after the Spanish FluThe Human Face of PestilencePaolo Veronese Venice Receives from Juno the Doge's HatNature hath fram'd strange fellows in her timeJacques-Louis David Coronation of Empress JosephineCorona of Power or Halo of DisasterAnne Adams PiMuch Madness is divinest SenseRichard Estes DRUGSDrugs, Microbes, and Antimicrobial ResistanceCLIMATE, WEATHER, ECOSYSTEMSFigure 1. Pieter Bruegel the Elder Hunters in the SnoFigure 2. Henri Rousseau The Snake CharmerFigure 3. Festival Banner, Nepal, 17th centuryFigure 4. Salum Kambi The Village HutFigure 5. Radcliffe Bailey En RouteFred Machetanz Quest for AvukI am but mad north-northwest: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsawCaspar David Friedrich The Polar SeaThe Icy Realm of the RimeEmily Carr Big RavenNorth American Birds and West Nile VirusPaul Gauguin I Raro te Oviri (Under the Pandanus)Trouble in ParadiseKatsushika Hokusai The Great Wave off KanagawaOf Tidal Waves and Human FrailtyFrank Day Konkow Maidu (The Water Test)Memory Imagination as Predictors of HarmAlexis Rockman Manifest DestinyManifesting Ecologic and Microbial ConnectionsECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND LAND USEFigure 1. Albrecht Drer, Stag BeetleFigure 2. Daudi E.S. Tingatinga, LeopardFigure 3. Charles E. Burchfield, Camouflage designFigure 4. Utagawa Hiroshige, Plum Garden at KameidoFigure 5. Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in NivernaisThomas Eakins John Biglin in a Single ScullRowing on the Schuylkill, Damming on the YangtzeThomas Hart Benton Interior of a Farm HouseThe Soot that Falls from ChimneysStelios Faitakis Kakerlaken sind die ZukunftAnd Therefore I have Sailed the Seas and Come to the Holy City of ByzantiumEugene von Guerard Ferntree Gully in the Dandenong RangesLandscape Transformation and Disease EmergencePhoenix and Birds ChinaPhoenix and Fowl: Birds of a FeatherCeiling, Lascaux Caves, The Painted GalleryPaleolithic Murals and the Global Wildlife TradeGeorge Seurat Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteOptics and Biologic ConnectednessHUMAN DEMOGRAPHICS AND BEHAVIORFigure 1. Census Proceedings on the Campus Martius. Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus. Decoration from the base of a statuary group.Figure 2. Giovanni Battista (Giambattista), TiepoloFigure 3. Georgia O'Keeffe, Cow's Skull with Calico RosesFigure 4. Jules Adler, Transfusion of a Goat's BloodFigure 5. Edward Hopper, Drug StoreWilliam Blake The Ghost of a FleaELa flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitumGeorges Desarmes The BathersPersistence of Memory and the Comma BacillusFrida Kahlo Self-Portrait with MonkeyExotic Pets and Zoonotic PuzzlesMori Sosen Monkey Performing the Sanbas? DanceHuman minus Three Pieces of HairGerard van Kuijl NarcissusI rhyme / to see myself, to set the darkness echoingKrishna Storms the Citadel of Naraka India, Karnataka, MysoreProtect Me, Lord, from Oil, from Water, from Fire, and from Ants and Save me from Falling into the Hands of FoolsFrancisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes Self-portrait with Doctor ArrietaThe SARS PatientTECHNOLOGY, INDUSTRY, TRAVEL AND COMMERCEFigure 1. Vincent van Gogh, The Prison CourtyardFigure 2. Alexis Rockman, The FarmFigure 3. Lois Mailou Jones, Ubi Girl from Tai RegionFigure 4. Romare Bearden, Circe Turns a Companion of Odysseus into SwineFigure 5. Andrew Wyeth, Christina OlsonHenri Matisse IcarusHazards of TravelLiubov Popova The TravelerTango with CowsDiego Vel zquez Old Woman Cooking EggsGenre Painting and the World's KitchenMoschophoros (Calf-Bearer) attributed to PhaidimosIn Dreams Begin ResponsibilitiesEdward Hicks Peaceable KingdomOne Medicine for Animal and Human HealthCameron Hayes The Russians knew perfectly well that the happiness of the African animals was that they had such low expectations? before the pets were introduced (detail)Traveling Light and the Tyranny of Higher ExpectationsFrancisco Roa Sands FlowersThe Way Forward Is the Way BackPOVERTY AND CONFLICTFigure 1. Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Enrolled Flathead Salish, RainFigure 2. Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Banjo LessonFigure 3. Georges de La Tour, La Femme ... la puce (The Flea Catcher)Figure 4. Ellis Wilson, Caribbean Bird VendorFigure 5. Vincent van Gogh, The Potato EatersRemedios Varo La Llamada (The Call)Scientific Discovery and Women's HealthBartolome Esteban Murillo The Young BeggarHow comes it, Rocinante, you're so lean? I'm underfed, with overwork I'm wornJacob Lawrence MarionettesWhat Did I Do to Be so Black and Blue?Rembrandt van Rijn The Rat CatcherRats, Global Poverty, and Paying the PiperAmedeo Modigliani Self-Portrait 1919The Face of TuberculosisNorman Rockwell Postman Reading MailBioterrorism-related AnthraxPablo Picasso GuernicaArt is the Lie that Tells the TruthAcknowledgmentsBibliography