O'Reilly logo

In the Shower with Picasso by Christian Stadil, Lene Tanggaard

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

{CHAPTER 8}

ABSINTHE,COKE, AND BURNTEASELS: CAN WEFORCE CREATIVITYTHROUGH DOPING,AND IS MADNESSTHE SAME ASBRILLIANCE?

image

Most of us can list examples of creative individuals who spend periods of their lives in the shadows – or on the edge. In certain music scenes, there is a tradition for alcohol and drug abuse, and Søren Rasted has previously admitted that he sometimes writes his best songs on pot. When we began exploring this subject, we were surprised to learn the extent to which some of our great heroes within the worlds of literature, music, and art have used drugs or alcohol as vital tools for giving their creative processes that extra push. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required