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Art and Suffering

What Experts Got Wrong About The Relationship Between Suffering And Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.24.2015 | Arts

We're all familiar with the myth of the tortured artist. Historically, this vision might take the form of a white dude dripping in booze, locked up in...

Art and Suffering

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Could Picasso not again face what humanity had done? Did he recoil at the idea of any aesthetic response to horror and devastation on that scale? Or, in the face of such unimaginable suffering, did he find art unequal to the task?