Crazy for Art. The Dr Guislain Museum of Psychiatry
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Crazy for Art. The Dr Guislain Museum of Psychiatry

(Lisa Bradshaw) The Low Countries - 2007, № 15, pp. 312-313

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The Dr Guislain Museum in northern Ghent is Belgium's only museum of psychiatry, and its rotating exhibitions – like its permanent collections – all attempt to uncover what it calls ‘the heart of madness'. That's an appropriate image to a museum that sometimes graphically, sometimes poignantly, and always honestly explores the intersections between science and art, between medicine and the soul.

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