Looking for Thomas Eakins

  title={Looking for Thomas Eakins},
  author={Kathleen A. Foster},


Ordering the Artist's Body
Thomas Eakins’s obsession with the body is well known and much studied. But what of the painter’s obsession with his own body? Throughout his career, he inserted himself into his paintings of modern
Sex, Scandal, and Thomas Eakins's The Gross Clinic
THOMAS EAKINS SPENT THE BETTER PART of his career embroiled in serious scandals. His paintings sparked controversy and his relationship to the art establishment was embattled, to say the least. His
"Jeff College Boys": Thomas Eakins, Dr. Forbes, and Anatomical Fraternity in Postbellum Philadelphia
Recent sensational news reports about the illegal sale of cadavers and human body parts from the UCLA Medical School provide a stark reminder of the formidable socioeconomic, juridical, and
‘Consummatum est …‘: A Reassessment of Thomas Eakins's Crucifixion of 1880
When Thomas Eakins first exhibited his Crucifixion in 1882, critics condemned the painting's startling realism as wholly inappropriate to the sacred subject. But Eakins obviously considered the