This Exhibition Aims to Capture the Diversity of Human Health

Originally published in Metropolis Magazine issue Autumn 2019 and online at metropolismag.com

The Wellcome Collection in London is somewhat hard to pin down. As the cultural arm of the Wellcome Trust charity for medical research, the museum dutifully displays the creepy Edwardian treasures of its founder, the American-born, naturalized-British pharmaceutical magnate Henry Wellcome. Yet this is no mere repository of dusty test tubes, whiskey- tinted medicine bottles, or jar-preserved organs: Step past the neoclassical stone facade and into Being Human, the center’s new permanent exhibition designed by the architectural collective Assemble, and you’ll find striking pieces by contemporary artists having more to do with aesthetics than anesthetics…


Originally published in Metropolis Magazine issue Autumn 2019 and online at metropolismag.com

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