'Drawing Autism' is a Look Inside the Mind of Autistic Artists

By: Christopher DeLuca - Published: May 5, 2011 • References: markbattypublisher & brainpickings.org
'Drawing Autism' is a unique and aesthetically compelling compilation that celebrates the work produced by artists afflicted with the mental disorder. The artworks provide an extraordinary entry-point into the mind of the autistic.

This remarkable volume of artwork features an introduction by animal scientist Temple Grandin; Grandin's contribution to 'Drawing Autism' bears significance because she is autistic. 'Drawing Autism' brings together the work of more than 50 international artists.

Autism unfortunately remains outside the limitations of modern science's ability to comprehend and cure. It's estimated that "today autism is diagnosed in 1 in every 150 children." The compilation of astonishing artworks in 'Drawing Autism' celebrates the individual beauty of the mind unknown in all of its varied forms. Stats for Celebratory Autism Art Trending: Older & Chilly
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