The Art Assignment

The Truth of the Tortured Artist

Season 4 Episode 30 | 7m 59s

We addressed the myth, and now it's time for the truth of the tortured artist. Some art is born of pain and suffering, and reflects the darkest side of human experience. We like that about it. If you need help with mental and/or substance use disorders, contact SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or go to

Aired: 02/11/19

Rating: NR


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