What do Art, Mental Disorders, Sports, and Linux have in common?

Vincent van Gogh Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe

“To be an artist is to be dysfunctional”, said David Bowie. I’m obsessed with art, and being socially dysfunctional, with two mental disorders (Autism Spectrum Disorder and Bipolar Disorder), I wholeheartedly agree with Bowie.

Why does most art come from disturbed minds? Art is normally created by dysfunctional…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store