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Posts tagged "Outsider Art"
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ART EPHEMERA TV: EPISODE 4

Episode 4 of “Art Ephemera TV,” our short documentary series on Vimeo and and YouTube, is complete. It is about the New Zealand-born artist Susan Te Kahurangi King who lost her speech between the age of four and eight and has spent the last 50+ years creating a compendium of observations, feelings, and imaginary worlds...

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JOSEP BAQUÉ

While even the most rigid art critic would have to concede the role of the beholder in matters of taste, rarely has a body of work addressed this concept so directly as that of Josep Baqué’s oeuvre. Comprised of 1,500 numbered illustrations of imaginary creatures, the Catalonian artist (1895-1967) assembled them in a bound bestiary sometime before...

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ALISON SILVA

The Queens-born artist Alison Silva has a new website. Minor news perhaps, but for those of us who love her fairy tale paintings, it’s a chance to see more of them, at least over the internet. Silva is a self-taught artist whose early paintings bore distinct characteristics of outsider and folk art, with highly personal,...

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MELVIN WAY

I had every intention of writing up Melvin Way‘s new show at the Christian Berst Art Brut gallery on the Lower East Side while it was still up, but that moment has passed. It closed July 19th. May this latent write-up atone where it can. First off, it should be noted that the modern mass...

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