Paintings of an artist with Alzheimer’s disease: visuoconstructural deficits during dementia

@article{Maurer2004PaintingsOA,
  title={Paintings of an artist with Alzheimer’s disease: visuoconstructural deficits during dementia},
  author={Konrad Maurer and David Prvulovic},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  year={2004},
  volume={111},
  pages={235-245}
}
Patients suffering from Alzheimer’s Dementia (AD) have increasing difficulties to orient in space and often fail to recognize basic realities and even their closest relatives. These symptoms lead to severe deterioration of everyday life and finally to total dependence. In this report we present the case of Carolus Horn, a famous german artist, who contracted with AD. The qualitative and quantitative analysis of changes in his artwork during disease progression gives an impressive insight into… CONTINUE READING
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