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Tag: A.G. Rizzoli

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    Outsider Artists Come Inside at Christie’s

    The term “outsider art” is used to describe works that do not fit into the conventional art world. These pieces are often created by artists who are mentally ill or outside the mainstream for some other reason. Over the years, the term has grown to include “vernacular” art created by…

    BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
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    Outsider Art

    Henry Darger was a hospital janitor whose art remained undiscovered until 1972. His collection includes over 350 works of watercolor, pencil, collage, and carbon-traced drawings, most of them stitched into albums. He often portrayed people and animals, ranging from elegantly dressed women and ecstatic drinkers to dogs and snakes. A…

    Outsider Art