Everybody’s mad for a little autistic’s paintings

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2013.08.29
Everybody’s mad for a little autistic’s paintings
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Iris Halmshaw is three years old and she loves painting. But there is more to be said: she is an autistic child, with serious problems in relating to others and she's not able to speak. However she is able to create real masterpieces holding a brush. The little girl, who lives in the UK, has a style that reminds of Monet. Her extraordinary talent is making her grow into an artist of global reputation. It seems that there are collectors willing to pay up to 1.500 pounds for her works. In London, it has also been scheduled an exhibit for next December. Her mother has declared that some time ago, while she was drawing, she noticed that her daughter enjoyed that activity very much. So she decided to buy her little child an easel and some varnish: the little painter began to give vent to her creativity. Discovering a hobby that would favorite her own personal evolution.

Published in Autism, Mental disability.
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