Ritalin advertisement, 1964|
British Medical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5405, p. ix.
Femme en Chemise by Picasso... one of a series of colour prints now being mailed to doctors.   © by S.P.A.D.E.M., Paris, 1964.
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One of the 28,000 visitors to see the show [1932 Picasso retrospective in Zürich] was Carl Jung, and the result of his confrontation with an overview of Picasso's oeuvre was a devastating piece that appeared in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung on November 13, 1932.   Struck by the similarity between Picasso's work and the drawings of his schizophrenic patients, Jung declared Picasso a schizophrenic, expressing in his work a recurrent, characteristic motif "of the descent into hell, into the unconscious, and the farewell to the world above."
– Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington, "Picasso: Creator and Destroyer, " The Atlantic Monthly, June 1988 [emphasis added].