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Tag: Outsider Art

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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
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    Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary and Street Art: No Buyer's Premium

    Al Diaz was part of the first generation of New York City subway graffiti artists. Even though Diaz's style has evolved, he still uses iconography from the NYC subway system to make his point. In the upcoming Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary, and Street Art auction, offered by…

    Hudson Valley 19c Painting
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    Ted and Ann Oliver Outsider/ Folk Art Collection

    The Ted and Ann Oliver Outsider and Folk Art auction, offered by Kimball Sterling, presents fine and decorative art with non-traditional elements. Two pieces by Carlton Garrett are highlighted in this auction, Couple on Bench and Couple Dancing. Both lots juxtapose an everyday activity with the couples' lifeless stares and…

    Outsider Art, Richard Burnside, African King and Crucifixions
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    Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk Art – Nov. 9

    At the bottom of almost all his paintings, folk artist William Hawkins signed his works with the date July 27, 1895. For a painter active in the mid- to late 20th century, repeatedly marking his birthday might seem odd. However, Hawkins created his art with a passion and excitement for…

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    Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk Art – Nov. 10

    On the second day of the upcoming Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk-Art auction, Slotin Folk Art will feature well-known outsider artists such as Howard Finster, Purvis Young, and Mose Tolliver. One key lot is an English cane from the 1880s, the handle carved to resemble a male bust. A phrenology design…

    Howard Finster. Prov -6-6 Consider Ant Cut Out
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    Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary and Street Art: No Buyer's Premium

    Al Diaz was part of the first generation of New York City subway graffiti artists. Even though Diaz's style has evolved, he still uses iconography from the NYC subway system to make his point. In the upcoming Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary, and Street Art auction, offered by…

    Sacsix: New York City Street Artist, Amy and Mr. Poop
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    Outsider & Fine Art, Curious Objects

    Morton Bartlett did not have a family, so he made his own. It was only after Bartlett died that the life-sized dolls that served as his family became widely known. In the upcoming Outsider, Fine Art, & Curious Objects auction, presented by Rago Auctions, one of Barlett's dolls will be…

    MORTON BARTLETT (American, 1909-1992)/Auctiondaily