From: http://bryanchristieblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/my-experience-with-michelangelos-pieta.html
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... stress and pain. I asked myself, "What does stress and pain look like?
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More from Bryan Christie:
Shortly after we got back from Italy I was commissioned by Scientific American to do an illustration/information graphic on how emotional pain and stress affect the human body. In the past I would have drawn a man standing ramrod straight. But I thought about the commission more deeply. This piece was about stress and pain. I asked myself, "What does stress and pain look like?" I would not have been thinking this way if I had not seen the Pieta. [Michelangelo's]
This is what I made