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This online exhibition examines what it means to exist as embodied creatures, a reality especially apparent in the midst of a global pandemic, and how variations in bodily experience have manifested in art. All works of art are from the University of Dundee Museum Collections.

22 artworks
Larynx
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Larynx 2007

Katie MacKinnon (b.1985)

Oil on canvas

H 214 x W 224 cm

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Stomach
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Stomach 2018

Rachel McCreadie (b.1994)

Nylon & polystyrene

H 12 x W 13 x D 26 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Die
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Die 2006

Jonathan Kris Burton Fletcher

Oil on canvas

H 92 x W 92 cm

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Country Dances (Symphonic Form)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Country Dances (Symphonic Form) 1982–1985

Peter Godfrey Collins (1935–2023)

Oil on board

H 119 x W 180 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Figures Pulling Rope
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Figures Pulling Rope

unknown artist

Acrylic & pencil on paper

H 15 x W 31 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

As Good as Gold
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

As Good as Gold c.1996

Peter Thomson

Oil on canvas

H 206 x W 132 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

John Torrington (1825–1846)
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

John Torrington (1825–1846) 1985

Peter Allan (b.1965)

Lithograph on paper

H 64 x W 26 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Back to Front
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Back to Front c.1994

Nicola Watson

Oil, watercolour & pencil on paper

H 151 x W 156 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Woman Sitting at the Piano
Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Woman Sitting at the Piano c.1920–1930

Joseph Johnston Lee (1876–1949)

Pencil on paper

H 38 x W 28 cm

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Portrait of John and Celie
© John Byrne. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2023. Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Portrait of John and Celie c.1985

John Byrne (1940–2023)

Acrylic on canvas

H 150 x W 100 cm

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Untitled
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Untitled 2012

Lisa Scrimgeour

Oil & spectragel on paper & board

H 183 x W 123 cm

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Male Life Study
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Male Life Study c.1966

Alastair Mackay MacLennan (b.1943)

Oil on board

H 213.5 x W 91.5 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Female Nude Study
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Female Nude Study 1988

Michelle Duke (b.1967)

Oil on canvas

H 91 x W 61 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Self Portrait
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Self Portrait c.1961

Joe McIntyre (b.1940)

Oil on canvas

H 73.5 x W 48 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Estado de gracia
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum Art Collection

Estado de gracia 1998

Andrew Hay (b.1944)

Oil on canvas

H 149 x W 102 cm

University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum Art Collection

Untitled
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Untitled c.1978

Pierangela Corvi

Terracotta

H 17 x W 7 x D 13 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Untitled
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Untitled c.1988

Matthew Dalziel (b.1957)

Wood, stone & tape

H 43 x W 22 x D 15 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Female Nude
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Female Nude c.1956

Richard (Dick) Hunter (1935–2014)

Charcoal on paper

H 30 x W 23 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Male Nude
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Male Nude 1960

Patricia Gordon

Oil on board

H 151 x W 90 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Richard III (1452–1485)
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Richard III (1452–1485) 2015

Janice Aitken (b.1962)

Acrylic on canvas

H 46 x W 36 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Sir James Mackenzie (1853–1925), MD, FRS, LLD, General Practitioner and Cardiologist
Photo credit: University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum Art Collection

Sir James Mackenzie (1853–1925), MD, FRS, LLD, General Practitioner and Cardiologist c.1931

Louis Frederick Roslyn (1878–1940)

Bronze

H 68 x W 53 x D 30 cm

University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum Art Collection

Original Setting of Bones within the Outline of Antique Figure
Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

Original Setting of Bones within the Outline of Antique Figure c.1895

unknown artist

Pen & ink on paper

H 74 x W 55 cm

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection