Anxiety art by Dennis Ryan "1 2 3"
More information on "1 2 3" painting
- Title: 1 2 3
- Medium: acrylics, Windex®, Isopropyl alcohol, spray paint
- Substrate: stretched gessoed canvas
- Dimensions: 26 inches (.66 meters) wide by 34 inches (.86 meters) high
- Principles of art: balance, emphasis, contrast
- Elements of art: space, value (tone), shape, line, color
- OCD — counting, cleaning
- Social anxiety disorder
- Time consumption
- Compulsive day-trading
- Art history
3 Faucets and 1 2 3 made the front page of the Entertainment section via a brilliant write up in The Lancaster [PA] Sunday News. The article was written by Stephen Kopfinger; who has high familiarity with OCD from a previous great article he did on Oprah's OCD Camp (with Dr. Oz and Philadelphia anxiety expert Dr. Jonathan Grayson). Here's an excerpt from the article: "Those levels tie together in such works as "3 Faucets," which at first blush looks like a benign, if abstract, representation of folded hands. But in the light of OCD: Are those hands clasped in prayer and contemplation, or engaged in frantic washing?"
Standing in front of the painting titled 1 2 3, Dr. Tolin discusses the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale results with all 6 patients from The OCD Project. All of the OCD sufferers have shown improvement from their initial Y-BOCS, but 1.
Video courtesy of Vh1. Vh1 logo and The OCD Project content are property of © 2010 MTV Networks, © and ™ MTV Networks.
The limited run giclée prints below were made for and shipped to The OCD Project, a show filmed in California. Only 25 of each are available for reproduction from the show. The run is limited and is selling out at $1000 each. Prints are archival and printed to-size on primed, stretched canvas. Contact us for availability.
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