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Part folio of art highlighting unexplained style of a person with mental illness

Part folio of art highlighting unexplained style of a person with mental illness

SKU: 9140366

Auld Curiosities is again privileged to be in a position to offer the third of five remaining partial folios of art works related to mental illness and the interpretation of symptoms by clients and the health professionals. The use of art in the treatment of mental illness has long been acknowledged as an important asset and here I hope that it will also provide some images that viewers find thought provoking and informative. Produced by the drug company, Sandoz in 1965, this folio  is notated as Series 7 and titled “Oriental features in the pain tings of an uneducated Spanish schizophrenic”, presented by Gonzalo R  Lafora. While we would challenge the language used to describe the artist (defining him as a schizophrenic rather a total person with his disease being one aspect). The folio contains 10 of the original 12 reproduction images, all interpreted by Lafora, offering a professional interpretation and insight. The wrap around cover is perhaps the least well preserved of all parts – but then that simply means it has done its job. Images are printed on heavy card suitable for mounting/framing and measure 12 7 /16" (313mm) by 9 1/4" (235mm)


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