Glass showcases show organs separately, while bodies are on display openly. Some of them stand cut in pieces to demonstrate human body entrails.
Gruesome, for sure. But also educational, say the exhibit organizers.
“This is not art, this is clear education,” says Dmitry Zhembotsky, who represents HK Exhibitions. Contrary to some media accounts, he adds, the display has nothing to do with Gunther von Hagens, the scandalous taxidermist known for dead bodies art exhibitions.