curated contemporary art /// i’m jealous of charlotte caron
Charlotte Caron's heads. Wow these are the most disturbing animal heads I've seen in a while. Glad someone refreshed the whole "animal head" genre, which has gone the cutesy genteel route the last couple of years.
Louis Wain’s Schizophrenic Cats | Schiz Life
I’d like to call attention to a very interesting fellow. Like many of us, he found himself experiencing the growing symptoms of schizophrenia and used his art as an expression of this illness.
Famous Artworks Inspired by Their Creators’ Nervous Breakdowns
Van Gogh cut his ear off. Gauguin had a mid-life crisis and shacked up with frighteningly young Tahitian girls. Munch suffered from hallucinations. It’s a cliché that all great artists are crazy. However, the “tortured artist” stereotype certainly…