The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a fist, located at the center of our chest that pumps blood through the network of arteries and veins. It pumps around 6 liters of blood per minute. The heart’s vital performance can be affected by a number of factors, causing it to beat too slow, too fast, or even cause it to fail. Aside from physical ailments, emotions such as joy, sadness, and grief can positively or negatively affect the heart’s performance and health.
Figuratively, the deepest and most noble thoughts and feelings, as well as the darker ones, have been attributed to originating from the heart. Matters of the heart are the most important things in our lives and move us deeply. They bring us joy and laughter, along with sadness and tears. They are things that touch our hearts, fill our hearts, and break our hearts. They are what makes us fully human. Matters of the heart connect us to each other and to God.
This exhibition showcases new and original works of art by Dr. Julio Rodriguez-Lopez (renowned vascular surgeon) in acrylic paint with some new watercolor features. These pieces in essence merge the clinical with the metaphorical presentations of the heart and reveal the connection between both.
Schedule an Appointment with Renowned Vascular Surgeon Dr. Julio Rodriguez
Not only is Dr. Julio Rodriguez an amazing artist but, he is also an highly-trained vascular surgeon. Dr. Rodriguez is an internationally renowned vascular surgeon who has devoted his life to Vascular education, research, and teaching. He is dedicated to providing you with comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all of our vascular conditions. For more information, contact Western Vascular Institute at (480) 668-5000 and schedule an appointment today!