An Alternative Canon: Art Dealers Collecting Outsider Art

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An Alternative Canon Art Dealers Collecting Outsider Art

Curated by Paul Laster, An Alternative Canon: Art Dealers Collecting Outsider Art, is presented at Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, from July 22 – August 28, 2020. Morton Bartlett, Untitled (girl with flowers & broach), 1955, 3.5 x 3 inches, vintage gelatin silver print, Collection Julie Saul. Following in the footsteps of such pioneering art dealers as Phyllis Kind (1933-2018) and Sidney Janis (1896-1989), more and more contemporary galleries are now exhibiting Outsider Art. Kind championed both contemporary art and the work of self-taught artists at her galleries in Chicago and New York, and Janis, who represented twentieth-century giants like Pollock,

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