I heard an article about the plastinization and displays on NPR on Thursday 8/10 – probably around 5-ish in St. Louis. I don’t remember hearing about where the bodies came from – controversial or not. Either they didn’t discuss it, or it was after I got out of the car.
Yes, I found the NPR piece both interesting & enlightening; know that there are two touring shows, Body Worlds and BODIES… the Exhibition, with different claims as to the origins of their specimens. They both give us new vocabulary: plastination….