With a poignant beauty that belies a tragic history, the series of ten oil paintings prompt a sad reflection on the subhuman treatment of people with deformities and disabilities, recalling over a century of objectification and humiliation in connection with medical and quasi-scientific photographic documentation.

Jillian Grant, Art Almanac


DAMAGED - thalidomide victims in medical documents
Case 6, oil on canvas, 2011 150 x 100 cm