When Walls Become Doorways: Creativity, Chaos Theory, and Physical Illness

@inproceedings{Zausner1998WhenWB,
  title={When Walls Become Doorways: Creativity, Chaos Theory, and Physical Illness},
  author={Tobi Zausner},
  year={1998}
}
An interdisciplinary approach combining chaos theory, art history, medicine, and psychology was used to study the impact of illness on creativity in the lives of 21 visual artists--Botticelli, Durer, Michelangelo, Titian, Goya, Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Redon, Monet, Matisse, Ryder, Munch, Beaux, Marsh, O'Keeffe, Kahlo, Demuth, Blaine, Schonzeit, Flanagan, and Longo-Muth. Art history and medicine provided biographical data and physical information, and psychology offered insights into motivation… CONTINUE READING
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