Fragile objects: a visual essay

Michael Chapman, Jennifer Philip, Sally Gardner, Paul Komesaroff

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    Recognizing the potential hidden artistic contributions of persons with dementia opens new opportunities for interpretation and potential communication. This visual essay explores the authors’ responses to the fragile objects of art produced by a person with severe dementia and examines what may be learned from them.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)185-189
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Bioethical Inquiry
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2019


    • Aesthetics
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Art
    • Dementia
    • Ethics
    • Visual essay

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