The new insanity calendar by Tanja Stern madness that is more than a daily Buzzword or a vague umbrella term for mental illness of any kind. Madness rewrites the immense, unfathomable and abnormal that us mad the familiar world, frightening, destructive, and yet always again highly productive. New insanity calendar”by Tanja Stern unites the images and life stories of twelve artists who are as different as their styles in their education and world view. They have only one thing in common: the madness. He has many of them become the source of unimaginable suffering, but all have used him as a drive for creativity. The French miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice that announced him, in the middle of the pit shaft he was called to the painting.
He followed her and found the way to international recognition. It was also an inner voice that pointed the way to the art the Hungary Csontvary, whereupon he gave up his safe civil position as a chemist to devote entirely to painting. Another Artist, Seraphine Louis, was known only through a coincidence: you worked in Senlis maid, until she discovered the art critic Wilhelm Uhde. Again others began Alexander Lobanov, who sealed their fears and obsessions in fascinating images closed Psychiatry, about the Wurzburg merchant August Natterer, or the Russian behind the walls to paint. But apart from such representatives of outsider art”not Vincent van Gogh, the most famous of all madness painter is also missing in the calendar. “Tanja Stern, whose last calendar the most beautiful love death” beginning of 2011 was awarded at the international calendar show in Stuttgart with a nomination, dedicated their newly insanity calendar 2012 “the big outsiders of art. You discovered this terrific images and extraordinary people’s lives. Like all calendar by Tanja Stern, also this on the homepage can be considered in a musically-backed slide show.