Leo Schnug: alcoholic dementia as an unexpected source of inspiration for an artist.

@article{Sellal2011LeoSA,
  title={Leo Schnug: alcoholic dementia as an unexpected source of inspiration for an artist.},
  author={François Sellal},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={190-4}
}
Artistic creativity can be defined as the ability to challenge established academic representations or tastes, and to produce both innovative and esthetic works. Here, we investigate the influence of alcoholic dementia on creativity by describing the case of the famous painter Leo Schnug. It is clear that Schnug's motor and psychic disorders had a dramatic influence on his late artistic output. His hallucinations, panic attacks and delusions had an influence on both the themes and the personal… CONTINUE READING

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His hallucinations , panic attacks and delusions had an influence on both the themes and the personal , expressionistic and easily recognizable style of his work .
His hallucinations , panic attacks and delusions had an influence on both the themes and the personal , expressionistic and easily recognizable style of his work .
His hallucinations , panic attacks and delusions had an influence on both the themes and the personal , expressionistic and easily recognizable style of his work .
His hallucinations , panic attacks and delusions had an influence on both the themes and the personal , expressionistic and easily recognizable style of his work .
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