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The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr.
Los Angeles, CA  90049
The creative energies spurred by the interaction of depression and art are today's topic when author Kay Redfield Jamison talks about mental illness and creativity. Jamison is joined by Ayelet Waldman, author of A Really Good Day, to hold forth on Jamison's latest book, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania and Character ($30, Knopf), which explores what happens when art and illness intersect, unveiling the finest beauty ever to spring forth from the tormented recesses of the human mind.
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