Someone made a reference to outsider art this week and it sent me researching some links on it. Like Dada, outsider art is one of the most interesting things about 20th century art, though of course it has no specific time period. It challenges everything about the art world, even as the art world tries to incorporate it.
If you don’t know much outsider art, here are some places you can start to learn more:
- Outsider art – Wikipedia
- ‘Art Brut in America’ Highlights Outsider Artists, No Longer Looking In – The New York Times
- How This Vienna Suburb Became the Center of the “Raw Art” Movement | Travel | Smithsonian
From there, Google as much as you can.
(Image of Jean Dubuffet via the Guggenheim)