Autistic Artist Draws the Manhattan Skyline from Memory

That magnificent artist above is attempting to paint the whole Manhattan skyline – just from memory.

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That magnificent artist above is attempting to paint the whole Manhattan skyline – just from memory. Artist Stephen Wiltshire has been gifted with an extra-human photographic memory, the ability to recreate a large scale, panoramic image from within his own mind. Wiltshire has also been diagnosed with Autism, but perhaps this condition has give this artist an unique perspective into the visual world. Stephen Wiltshire is a true genius with this artwork – an illustration we could never complete alone in this lifetime. Awesome. Check the photos below. [StephenWiltshire via Designboom]

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