After a severe stroke which meant a portion of his left hemisphere had to be removed, Sarkin, previously a friendly, talkative chiropractor, became withdrawn and disinterested in his work, and developed an overwhelming urge to draw and paint.
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“Beforehand, I knew who I was, more or less. But after this I didn’t – and I still don’t, not fully. Say you have a curve that gets closer and closer to another line without ever meeting it. It’s a logarithm. That’s me. My sense of self is logarithmic.” – Jon Sarkin
– December 12, 2012Posted in: news