This exhibition is the final body of work of one of Houston’s leading artists, Virgil Grotfeldt, who lost his 16 year battle with cancer in February 2009. The number 274296 was Grotfeldt's patient number at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The exhibition is comprised of 16 oil paintings on MRI scans of Grotfeldt’s brain at the center. It is organized by Houston Baptist Univeristy, where he was an assistant professor in art and artist in residence.
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