...18x24" Oil on canvas
...In the upper sphere, DaVinci may represent our contemporary man as an overweight depressed smoker wearing his fast-food necklace. The middle sphere represents cardiac advances in surgery and cardiac electronics. Hearts are fatty as one third of the population is obese. The lower sphere depicts molecular, microbial, and genetic knowledge expansion. The provider is controlled by many factors that include judicial , technologic, and economic pressures and drug companies make drugs that create the illusion of happiness (reference to white rabbit). Paperclips represent medical beaurocracy (paperwork). Notice how the strings are attached. The laryngectimized medical provider has no voice in the politics of medicine and is very often hurt by the patients he is trying to help.