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Great art comes from pain

Great art comes from pain Great art comes from pain
Source: Van Gogh - Starry Night (1889)
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It is sometimes said that all great art comes from pain. Van Gogh painted Starry Night while in emotional torment; Lennon and McCartney forged their creative partnership following the death of their respective mothers; Milton penned Paradise Lost after losing his wife, his daughter, and his eyesight. Such unremitting grief would send even the most grounded among us into a frenzied Xanax binge and associated fetal position, but these celebrated artists chose not to recoil in passive suffering. Instead, they turned their sorrow into something the world would cherish.

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