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Posted in Art
July 19th, 2018

The Psychedelic Art of Louis Wain

Louis Wain - Wikipedia

Louis Wain (5 August 1860 – 4 July 1939) was an English artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured anthropomorphised large-eyed cats and kittens. In his later years he may have suffered from schizophrenia (although this claim is widely disputed among many specialists if this is true or not), which, according to some ...

Louis Wain's Schizophrenic Cats | Schiz Life

The first signs of Louis Wain’s schizophrenic decline began after his mother’s death. His usual charm left and his difficulty separating fantasy from reality increased.

Louis Wain: The Man Who Drew Cats | Dangerous Minds

Often held up as THE classic example of a schizophrenic artist, in recent decades there has come to be greater respect for the talents of Victorian-era illustrator of anthropomorphic cats, Louis Wain.

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