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Tortured artists

Christopher Zara

Tortured artists

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Published by Adams Media in Avon, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology,
  • Artists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChristopher Zara ; illustrations by Robbie Lee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX165 .Z37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223470M
    ISBN 101440530033, 1440532117
    ISBN 109781440530036, 9781440532115
    LC Control Number2012004514

      Zara, Christopher (). Tortured Artists. Avon, Mass: Adams Media. ISBN – shows the universal nature of the tortured artist stereotype and how it applies to all of the creative disciplines, including film, theater, literature, music and visual art. The artists profiled in the book-have made major contributions to Generally.


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