The Piano and the Couch: Music and Psyche
When trauma stifles the music of talented musicians, the path to recovering artistic expression and salving the soul lies in a deepened understanding of how music and psychology converge.
Author Archives: melson
In an exhibit of Picasso’s drawings of a horse, done over the artist’s lifetime, one remarks on a rather extraordinary feature: rather than getting more complex over time, the drawings become increasingly simple until finally Picasso conjures up the animal … Continue reading
Artists on the Artistic Process: Rollo May: Psychologist, Author “The task of becoming human is an artist’s task, and art is the birthright shared by us all.” “Beauty is born in play…(Schiller’s) idea of play is an accurate description of … Continue reading