By Christopher Zara
Great artwork comes from nice pain.
Or that's the influence left through those haunting profiles. Pieced jointly, they shape a revealing mosaic of the artistic brain. It's like viewing an convey from the therapist's sofa as each one access delves into the psychological affliction that afflicts the artist and impacts their art.
The scope of the artists lined is as diversified as their afflictions. inside of, you'll find not only the creators of the darkest of darkish literature, song, and artwork. whereas it does display what daily challenge stored Poe's pen to paper and the formative years disaster that stored Picasso on area, it additionally uncovers miraculous secrets and techniques of extra all of sudden tormented artists. From Charles Schultz's unrequited like to J.K. Rowling's worry of demise, it's striking the deep-seeded issues that lie simply underneath the outside of our favourite art.
As a lot an appreciation of creative genius as an obtainable research of the inventive psyche, Tortured Artists illustrates the truth that internal turmoil fuels the best work.