An Artist's Descent Into Alzheimer's

Credit: Galerie Beckel Odille Boïcos

When William Utermohlen learned in 1995 that he had Alzheimer's disease, the artist embarked on an artistic project unlike any other he'd done before: Over a period of 8 years, he drew a series of self-portraits where he adapted his artistic style to the growing limitation of his perception and motor skills.

The result is a unique artistic insight into one man's descent into Alzheimer's: Link | NY Times article in 2006

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