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PRINZHORN (Hans).— ARTISTRY OF THE MENTALLY ILL. A contribution to the Psychology and Psychopathology of Configuration. Translate by Eric von Brockdorff from the Second German Edition. With an Introduction jy James L. Foy. Springer-Verlag Berlin. Heidelberg. New York. 1972. 18,5x27 cm. 274-II págs. E.
“Today, nearly fifty years after its first publication in German, ARTISTRY OF THE MENTALLY ILL by Hans Prinzhorn remains a classical concerning the borderland between psychiatry and art, ilsness and self-expression. The drawings, paintings and sculptures collected and analyzed by Prinzhorn are the products of artiscally untrained and unpracticed persons — inmates of asylums. This book represents one of the first attempts to analyze the artistic work of the mentally ill (...)”
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