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Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives (World of Art)

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Rhodes surveys the history and reception of outsider art--that done by self-taught, untrained visionaries and first championed by the Surrealists--and provides insight into the achievements of both major figures and newly discovered artists. 188 illustrations, 75 in color.

Synopsis:

Surveys the history and reception of outsider art, work produced outside the mainstream of modern Western art. From the spirit-guided Madge Gill to the schizophrenic Adolph Wolfli, the book explores how these individuals passionately and obsessively explore the pictorial expression of their vision.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index.

Table of Contents

Art brut — Art by the insane — Alternative worlds — Self-taught visionaries — Other positions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203347
Author:
Rhodes, Colin
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Outsider
Subject:
Outsider art
Subject:
Art brut
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
1999-208523
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.22x6.04x.60 in. 1.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Surveys the history and reception of outsider art, work produced outside the mainstream of modern Western art. From the spirit-guided Madge Gill to the schizophrenic Adolph Wolfli, the book explores how these individuals passionately and obsessively explore the pictorial expression of their vision.
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