“Almost Buried” by Lisa Benson

I’m so thrilled to share a third work of art by Lisa Benson, artist and writer for Migraine.com. Lisa says of this piece:

Almost Buried” is inspired by Carravaggio’s Entombment of Christ. I was struck by how much everyone else was taken in by Jesus’s pain. I feel in our society there is a huge separation between pain and “every day life.” When I see so many in the migraine community suffer with no one understanding I wish we would come to help each other like in Carravaggio’s painting. So I sculpted the figure going through his ordeal alone with cars up above on the bridge, completely unaware.

To view more of Lisa’s artwork, visit her site at www.lisarbenson.com.

To read Lisa’s articles on Migraine.com, you can find them all here at https://migraine.com/author/lisabenson/.

If you have art, music, poetry or a story that you want to share, please go to the Contact page and share it with me so that I can highlight it in the Creative Corner.

Affordable Care Act Platinum Plan

February 27, 2017

Since its inception, I’ve received insurance through the Affordable Care Act. It was enacted almost at the same time the I went on disability and lost coverage under my employer. I was still in the process of applying for Social Security Disability and knew that it could be years before I was eligible for Medicare.…

“Caged” by Lisa Benson

March 14, 2017

“Caged” by Lisa Benson This self portrait is the tragically beautiful work of Lisa Benson, who is also a writer for Migraine.com. This is the second piece Lisa generously shared with Golden Graine in the Creative Corner.

Photo Friday-Headache on the Hill

February 10, 2017

This picture was taken last year at Headache on the Hill, an annual lobbying event on Capitol Hill for migraine research. This coming Monday and Tuesday will be the 10th year advocates, patients, caregivers and headache specialists will descend upon the Hill to make sure our voice is heard.

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