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In the Press


Jon Sarkin has been in the news frequently since the early 1990s. What follows is a non-exhaustive list of articles and videos from high-profile publications, as well as relevant television and film appearances.

If you're interested in writing about Jon, review our press kit and/or reach out for an interview at art@jonsarkin.com

 

 This American Life : NPR  Jon Sarkin in GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly Jon Sarkin in The Boston Globe Jon Sarkin in The Guardian Jon Sarkin on ABC News Jon Sarkin on The Discovery Channel Jon Sarkin in BBC News Jon Sarkin in the New York Times Jon Sarkin in Vanity Fair 

 

Full Timeline

1996

  • Metamorphosis (pdf), Gentlemen's Quarterly, Andrew Corsello, July 15 1996

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The Books

 

Shadows Bright As Glass

In "Shadows Bright As Glass: The Remarkable Story of One Man’s Journey from Brain Trauma to Artistic Triumph (Free Press)", Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amy Ellis Nut blends a range of neurological findings with the inspiring personal details of Sarkin’s transformative—and artistic—rehabilitation. Below, Nutt details Sarkin’s search for his new self, “line by line, color by color.”

- Vanity Fair

The Savant Syndrome

The strength of this book is the thirty amazing individuals with special talents with art, music, and memory abilities. Dr. Osvaldo shares how each of us may also have a hidden gift waiting to be revealed.

- Ron Sandison, founder of Spectrum Inclusion, author of A Parent's Guide to Autism: Practical Advice.