In art, as in memory, preservation and change can coexist.
Why do all the good girls like the bad boys?
Our brain's ability to decode our world to construct an useful environment: Art is love clothed in beauty. The image is the most complete technique of all communication. Our neurons take what our eyes give them and then fill in the gaps from our memory to create an image that makes sense from an artsy point of view.
Current models of successful aging posit that engagement in productive and social activities is key to successful aging. Drawing paper is crucial to tying the threads of memory, thought and emotion into a coherent view of the world.
Being unable to separate artistic imagination from everyday reality is the clinical definition of madness and psychosis. Nonverbal behavior is a powerful form of visual communication. Because psychiatric diseases are of multigenic inheritance, there is no frontier, no threshold betweenmadness and normality, and great paintings have to be a little insane.
"I think my high borderline score is a talent, not a sickness"
Artsy behavior is very hard to separate from normality.
Borderline personalities are not necessarily a bad thing for society, in some professions they may even help.
In the very earliest time, when both people and animals lived on earth, a person could become an animal if he wanted to and an animal could become a human being.
The (Shakespearian) imaginary green-eyed monster aiming to bridge the divide between mind and brain, there is always a reason to chicken out.
Interesting good art is about problem-solving and being in the world, so being used to being seen as weird.
Anxious artworks teetered between a welcoming dreaminess and a foreboding sense of precariousness.
Sometimes they were artists and sometimes animals and there was no difference. Viewing the world as a living organism.
Joseph Kosuth, creativity comes from knowing how to reach outside of your own borders, lacking control leads to the perception of illusory patterns.