Historically, many artists have been driven by madness. One of the most famous cases is that of Vincent van Gogh. Using art as a form of escape, he was consumed by his work and poured all of himself onto the canvas. The results are astonishing. Examining his brush strokes and color blending, his obsession with even the most minute details is incredible. This type of artistic compulsion has been recognized in countless painters, writers and musicians like some type of creative illness. While some are overtaken by their obsessive artistry, others like Canadian painter CORNO have learned to control the chaos.
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