The Discovery of the Art of the Insane by John M. MacGregor

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Published by Princeton University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Clinical Psychology (Specific Aspects),
  • Fine Arts (Specific Aspects),
  • Technology,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Criticism,
  • History - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7755820M
ISBN 100691000360
ISBN 109780691000367

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This pioneering work, the first history of the art of the insane, scrutinizes changes in attitudes toward the art of the mentally ill from a time when it was either ignored or ridiculed, through the era when major figures in the art world discovered the extraordinary power of visual statements by psychotic artists such as Adolf Wlfli and Richard Dadd.5/5(4).

This pioneering work, the first history of the art of the insane, scrutinizes changes in attitudes toward the art of the mentally ill from a time when it was either ignored or ridiculed, through the era when major figures in the art world discovered the extraordinary power of visual statements by psychotic artists such as Adolf Wlfli and Richard Dadd/5.

This pioneering work, the first history of the art of the insane, scrutinizes changes in attitudes toward the art of the mentally ill from a time when it was either ignored or ridiculed, through the era when major figures in the art world discovered the extraordinary power of visual statements by psychotic artists such as Adolf Wlfli and Richard Dadd.

This pioneering work, the first history of the art of the insane, scrutinizes changes in attitudes toward the art of the mentally ill from a time when it was either ignored or ridiculed, through the era when major figures in the art world discovered the extraordinary power of visual statements by psychotic artists such as Adolf Wlfli and Richard Dadd/5(31).

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