Henrietta lacks (HsLa) The Mother of Modern Medicine by Kadir Nelson 2017
Terms in this set (39)
vibrant red floral dress
hat resembles a
Byzantine gold leaf circular halo example of religious iconography also seen in Isabella Stewart Gardner portrait
Sargent's portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner
similarities bewteen Nelson and Sargent
hand clasp, halo pattern
flower of life
regeneration and exponential growth
pearls a reference to
small white tumors on some of her organs
sequence of patterns and repetition speak to
endless qualities of HeLa cells
missing buttons symbol of
tissue being taken without permission
Little Rock Arkansas
Where was Kadir Nelson born?
Who is his uncle?
Michael Morris an artist and art instructor who taught kadir
Where did Kadir get a scholarship to?
Pratt institute in NY
Where has he been on exhibit?
Museum of Tolerance and Society of Illustrators
What are some other works?
postage stamps for Negro Baseball League and Wilt Chamberlain
Who painted HeLa
For what book did he win a Caldecott Honor for Illustraation
Henry;s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine about a boy who mailed himself from Richmond to Philadelphia in 1849 to escape enslavement
In Henry's freedom box what technique did Nelson incorporate?
Cross hatching like in a 19th C lithograph
Who informed Nelson's work?
NC Wyeth and Norman Rockwell
Where was Henrietta lacks born?
VA in 1920
What was her early life like?
She was raised in a log cabin that was once slave quarters by her grandfather. She married a cousin young and moved to Baltimore
What disease did Lacks have>
Where did she seek treatment?
Samples collected from Henrietta transformed cell culturing becasue they could be grown and cultured. They were called
What is the most widely used human cell line today?
HeLa cells helped ____________ develop the polio vaccine
Today HeLa cells are used for
research on cancer, HIV, cloning, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization
When did researchers finally ask permission to use HeLa cells from the Lacks family
Which other painting shows criminals being subjected to medical research without permission?
Rembrandt's portrait of Dr Tulp
Between 1932 and 1972 the US Public Health Services studied what in African American men?
What was this tudy called?s
The Tuskegee Syphillis Experiment
When was a cure for syphillis discovered?
portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner who is similarly posed
Cell line first brought to popoular attention
March 1976 Detroit Free Press and Rolling Stone
Morehouse School of medicine first HeLa Women's health Conference
Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
2010 best seller by Rebecca Skloot
Painting commisioned by
film about HeLa produced by Oprah Winfrey airs
Smithsonian institute national portrait gallery and the National museum of African American history and Culture
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