Ten Artists with Abilities Born of Brain Damage

Sometimes talent is sparked, or maybe just revealed, in the strangest ways.
Imagine having a stroke, a severe brain injury or a tumor and suddenly waking up one day to find you’ve developed artistic talents to rival Picasso. It sounds impossible, but the brain is a mysterious organ, and sometimes, damage causes it to rewire itself in ways that reveal new talents even in people who could barely doodle a stick figure. From the engineer on disability who became a sought-after digital artist after a stroke to a woman whose dementia spurred remarkable creative output, these 10 artists were all transformed by neurological trauma or disorders.

Pictured is Alison Silva, who chose not to have a brain tumor removed because it improved her painting talent. Link -via Buzzfeed

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I'm sorry, but that woman is an idiot. Of course her art is going to become more dark and moody. The heifer found out she had a freakin tumor in her brain!
My artwork directly shows the moods I'm in as well. Whether if it's romantic, depressed, happy, whatever.
I'm sorry but I just have to call "The tumor is making me better" excuse total BS.
Now I'm not saying all of those are BS, just that womans.
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