Amedeo Modigliani, Bust of a Young Woman
James Ensor. The Baths at Ostend. 1890.
by JJW Arckitekter & Asli Aydin
Moebius, From French comics magazine “L’écho des Savanes” #12, Second quarter 1975
Jimmy Chen plots the temperaments of famous writers on his subjective scale of arrogance and genius – a delightful concept, though one bound to trigger equally subjective beefs. (For instance: Susan Sontag belongs much lower and further to the right, as does Joan Didion.)
Pair with this more objective, or at least more data-based, visualization of how long it took writers to go from rookie to genius.