By Christopher Zara
Great artwork comes from nice pain.
Or that's the impact left by way of those haunting profiles. Pieced jointly, they shape a revealing mosaic of the artistic brain. It's like viewing an express from the therapist's sofa as every one access delves into the psychological agony that afflicts the artist and impacts their art.
The scope of the artists coated is as diverse as their afflictions. inside of, you will discover not only the creators of the darkest of darkish literature, tune, and paintings. whereas it does demonstrate what daily challenge stored Poe's pen to paper and the youth disaster that saved Picasso on area, it additionally uncovers awesome secrets and techniques of extra abruptly tormented artists. From Charles Schultz's unrequited like to J.K. Rowling's worry of dying, it's extraordinary the deep-seeded problems that lie simply underneath the skin of our favourite art.
As a lot an appreciation of creative genius as an available learn of the artistic psyche, Tortured Artists illustrates the truth that internal turmoil fuels the best work.