Famous Artists with Epilepsy?

Some of the world’s most famous artists may have had epilepsy. A purpose of this project is to provide an evidence-based foundation to evaluate what artists had epilepsy based on the written insights and visual expressions from living artists with epilepsy. The results will be posted at a future date.

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Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)

Did Michelangelo have epilepsy?

What difference would it have made?


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Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

Did Edward Lear have epilepsy? 

What difference would it make?


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Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Did Lewis Carroll have epilepsy, migraines, or both?



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Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890)

Did he have epilepsy, migraines, bipolar disorder, or combinations of various conditions?


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Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978)

Did he have epilepsy or migraines?

What difference would it make?


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