The Truth of the Tortured Artist





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Published on Jan 31, 2019

We addressed the myth, and now it's time for the truth of the tortured artist. Some art is born of pain and suffering, and reflects the darkest side of human experience. We like that about it. If you need help with mental and/or substance use disorders, contact SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or go to https://www.samhsa.gov/.

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2:22 is not Roberto Matta but Nicolas Carone in his Rome studio, 1950
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