Paul Smith, who died in 2007 was suffering from cerebral palsy. No one believed that he would survive long enough to learn anything as a child.
It took 16 years until he could speak and just as long all over until he could finally walk.
He spent the majority of his life in a nursing home. No one could have ever thought that he, an illiterate, would create wonders with a typewriter. These wonders the like of which, no one else has ever created.
Check out this video report on him, it was made when he was still alive — it’s not just fascinating, it’s so touching as well:
It is impossible to imagine how much ingenuity lies behind these works. I mean, Painting like Mona Lisa using just 10 characters!? Brilliant.
Share this story, this is a great art… Everyone needs to watch this he was truly gifted.