Verseuse Qinbaï couverte à corps godronné, anse de préhension et bec curviligne en fin grès porcelaineux à glaçure monochroem céladon bleuté translucide finement craquelé. Chine. Dynastie Yuan. 1279 à 1368 - Asian Arts - Giafferi
"We need objects to remind us of the commitments we’ve made. That carpet from Morocco reminds us of the impulsive, freedom-loving side of ourselves we’re in danger of losing touch with. Beautiful furniture gives us something to live up to. All designed objects are propaganda for a way of life." -Alain de Botto.
It’s a common observation: Those who are the most creative are often fighting their own mental demons. Even as far back as Ancient Greece, it was noted that creative genius is often associated with mental illness. Now, a new study published in Nature Neuroscience claims that creative talent and psychiatric disorders may share genetic roots.