Outsider Art: Visionary Worlds and Trauma

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University Press of Mississippi #ad - This wide-ranging investigation of the art and lives of those labeled outsiders focuses on the ways that personal tragedies and suffering have inspired the art-making process. Additionally, ethnic heritage, religious worldviews, Wojcik's study illustrates how vernacular traditions, and popular culture have influenced such art.

The book examines the history and primary issues of the field as well as explores the intersection between culture and individual creativity that is at the very heart of outsider art definitions and debates. Daniel wojcik's interdisciplinary study challenges prevailing assumptions about the idiosyncratic status of outsider artists.

. As an expression of raw creativity, outsider art remains associated with self-taught visionaries, trance mediums, psychiatric patients, eccentric outcasts, and unschooled artistic geniuses who create things outside of mainstream artistic trends and styles. With its detailed consideration of personal motivations, and the potentially therapeutic aspects of art making, cultural milieu, this volume provides a deeper understanding of the artistic impulse and human creativity.

Outsider Art: Visionary Worlds and Trauma #ad - Outsider art has exploded onto the international art scene, gaining widespread attention for its startling originality and visual power. In some cases, trauma has triggered a creative transformation that has helped artists confront otherwise overwhelming life events. Outsider art: visionary worlds and trauma provides a comprehensive guide through the contested terrain of outsider art and the related domains of art brut, visionary art, "art of the insane, " and folk art.

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Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives World of Art

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Outsider art is work produced outside the mainstream of modern art by self-taught, folk artists, criminals, untrained visionaries, spiritualists, psychiatric patients, eccentric recluses, and others beyond the imposed margins of society and the art market. Coined by roger cardinal in 1972, unaffected by fashion, " "uncooked" by culture, the term in English derived from Jean Dubuffet's "art brut"--literally "raw art, unmoved by artistic standards.

Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives World of Art #ad - Thames Hudson. From spirit-guided madge gill to schizophrenic Adolf WÜlfli, these individuals passionately and obsessively pursue the pictorial expression of their vision. In this indispensable book colin rhodes surveys the history and reception of Outsider Art--first championed by Dubuffet and the Surrealists, now appreciated by a wide public--while providing insight into the achievements of both major figures and newly discovered artists.

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The Hidden Art: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Self-Taught Artists from the Audrey B. Heckler Collection

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Skira Rizzoli #ad - Heckler, who has been building her extensive collection with the highest criteria of quality and rigor since the early 1990s, is celebrated for having an acute instinct for exquisite works. The hidden art reveals for the first time an exceptional trove of contemporary and historic artworks by an exemplary roster of international self-taught artists from the collection of Audrey B.

Elegant yet engaging, artists, this comprehensive volume will be treasured by a wide audience of art lovers, and artisans alike. Thames Hudson. This volume presents exceptional examples of some of the most recognizable artists of the field, Thornton Dial, Bill Traylor, Sam Doyle, Nek Chand, Howard Finster, Adolf Wölfli, Aloïse Corbaz, including Henry Darger, Martín Ramírez, William Edmondson, Morris Hirshfield, and Achilles Rizzoli.

The Hidden Art: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Self-Taught Artists from the Audrey B. Heckler Collection #ad - The hidden art explains the breadth and significance of Heckler’s collection within the context of the field of self-taught art. Heckler. This unparalleled survey celebrates the works of one of the world’s most important collections of self-taught artists. Published in collaboration with the American Folk Art Museum.

Skira rizzoli. A variety of exploratory texts by 32 renowned scholars discuss these artworks, providing important background information on each of the forty-eight artists.

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Raw Creation: Outsider Art & Beyond

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Phaidon Press #ad - Mint Condition. The art of visionaries, recluses, spiritualists, folk creators, the 'mad' and the socially marginalized is no longer scorned and cannot be ignored. Guaranteed packaging. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. New. Skira rizzoli. For those he judged to represent the 'purest form of creation' he coined the term Art Brut, raw because it came directly from the psyche, literally 'raw art' - raw because it was 'uncooked' by culture, art touched by a raw nerve.

In raw creation john maizels traces the history of the recognition and study of this art and examines the different theories and definitions that have grown up around it. Devoting several chapters to large-scale visionary environments, the Palais Ideal in the south of France, he takes a broad international view embracing Rodia's towers in Watts, Los Angeles, and Nek Chand's sculpture garden in north India.

Raw Creation: Outsider Art & Beyond #ad - No quibbles returns. He provides detailed expositions of the work of individual artists ranging from such Art Brut masters as Adolf Wolfli and Aloise Corbaz to such gifted American folk artists as Bill Traylor and Mose Tolliver. Among the first to value and collect such work was the French artist Jean Dubuffet 1901-85.

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Groundwaters: A Century of Art by Self-Taught And Outsider Artists

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Prestel #ad - Skira rizzoli. Thames Hudson. This volume bringstogether works by twelve of the most influential self-taught artists to emerge during the past century. New. No quibbles returns. Guaranteed packaging. Related artists are featured along with each key figure, allowing a fuller picture to emerge. It brings into focus the enormous contributions self-taught artists have made to ourunderstanding of creative genius and presents them in a book that will enthrall anyone interested in Outsider Art.

Mint Condition. Promoted by brilliant museum curators like Alfred Barr and artists like Jean Dubuffet, such work became a wellspring of modern and contemporary art. This book presents a narrative of the history ofoutsider art, clarifies predominant theoretical issues, and draws comparisons with the modernist tradition.

Groundwaters: A Century of Art by Self-Taught And Outsider Artists #ad - More than 100 years of unschooled artistic genius is gathered in this wide-ranging survey that will elight and inform Outsider Art’s rapidly growing audience. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Visionary art, vernacular art, na*ve art, art of the insane, art brut, "raw vision"—what do all these and many other categories describe? An art made outside the boundaries of official culture, first recognized more than a century ago by German psychiatrists who appreciated the profound artistic expression in the work of institutionalized patients.

Each represents a facet of the outsider art phenomenon, to artists who seem to be in touch with other worlds, from mental patients like Adolf Wölfli and Mart'n Ram'rez, through vernacular masters like Bill Traylor and Thornton Dial, such as Madge Gill and Henry Darger.

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art

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University of Chicago Press #ad - Guaranteed packaging. For a new exhibition launching at the national Gallery of Art, curator Lynne Cooke explores shifting conceptualizations of the American outlier across the twentieth century, drawing on the inherent sociality of the exhibition in her installation of these works. Outliers and american vanguard Art is the most comprehensive show ever to examine outliers in dialogue with their established peers.

It is sure to inspire vigorous conversation about how artists and the work they make are represented. Thames Hudson. Skira rizzoli. New. The art works in outliers and american vanguard art come from three distinct periods when the intersections between mainstream and outlier artists were most dynamic and productive, ushering in exhibitions of art based on various degrees of co-existence, inclusion, and assimilation.

Outliers and American Vanguard Art #ad - Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. The established art world has been quick to make clear distinctions between trained and untrained artists, yet at the same time it has been fascinated by outliers whom it draws selectively and intermittently into its orbits.

Works by such diverse artists as charles sheeler, christina Ramberg, and Matt Mullican are set in conversation with a range of works by such self-taught artists as Horace Pippin, Janet Sobel, and Henry Darger. Mint Condition.

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Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection European Perspectives Series

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Columbia University Press #ad - Columbia University Press. Guaranteed packaging. New. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Skira rizzoli. Powers of horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse.

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Emma Kunz - Hilma af Klint - World Receivers: Georgiana Houghton

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Hirmer Publishers #ad - Thames Hudson. Mint Condition. However, abstract paintings were being produced even before Kandinsky’s experiments with the form. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Though working completely independently from one another, the intellect, these three artists shared a desire to make visible the laws of nature, and the supernatural.

Skira rizzoli. New. Guaranteed packaging. No quibbles returns. In the middle of the nineteenth century, and Switzerland, Sweden, Hilma af Klint, respectively, Georgiana Houghton, in England, and Emma Kunz each developed their own abstract pictorial language. Columbia University Press. Wassily kandinsky is often recognized as the first artist to paint shapes and colors without regard to visual references in the world.

Emma Kunz - Hilma af Klint - World Receivers: Georgiana Houghton #ad - Presenting their works side by side for the first time, World Receivers explores a fascinating and understudied episode of modernism, offering a long-overdue tribute to three expressive women artists. Working within the context of the spiritual movements of their times—Houghton in Spiritism, af Klint in theosophy, and Kunz in naturopathy—they each produced abstract paintings that bore witness to a “mediumistic” praxis.

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Outsider Art in Texas: Lone Stars Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series

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Texas A&M University Press #ad - This isolation may be psychological, geographical, cultural, racial, socioeconomic, or institutionally imposed. Columbia University Press. Outsider artists, on the other hand, live and create on the fringes of culture and society. The lone star state often inspires a heightened sense of place in its citizens that rivals or surpasses that of New Yorkers.

Circumstances of life, chosen or not, have placed these artists apart. Thames Hudson. In outsider art in texas: lone stars, author jay wehnert takes readers on a visually stunning excursion through the lives and work of eleven outsider artists from Texas, a state particularly rich in outsider artists of national and international renown.

Outsider Art in Texas: Lone Stars Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series #ad - Skira rizzoli. New. Guaranteed packaging. Woven through the lives and work of outsider artists is a common thread of isolation. This is frequently reflected in the art of Texas—paintings of bluebonnet fields, longhorn cattle, and scenes from the Texas frontier have long enjoyed popularity with collectors. Generally removed from the influence of place, intensely personal, they prefer instead to chart their own, interior landscapes.

However, these artists, societal and cultural forces, like their formally trained peers, find that they are compelled to make art; it is essential to their lives as a manifestation of their personal histories, and an unfailing drive to express themselves. No quibbles returns.

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Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor

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Princeton University Press #ad - 1853–1949 came to art-making on his own and found his creative voice without guidance; today he is remembered as a renowned American artist. A major new look at the work of one of America’s foremost self-taught artistsBill Traylor ca. Between worlds presents an unparalleled look at the work of this enigmatic and dazzling artist, who blended common imagery with arcane symbolism, narration with abstraction, and personal vision with the beliefs and folkways of his time.

Traylor was about twelve when the Civil War ended. After six more decades of farm labor, he moved, aging and alone, into segregated Montgomery. No quibbles returns. Between worlds convenes 205 of his most powerful creations, including a number that have been previously unpublished. Mint Condition. In the last years of his life, he drew and painted works depicting plantation memories and the rising world of African American culture.

Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor #ad - This beautiful and carefully researched book assesses Traylor’s biography and stylistic development, and for the first time interprets his scenes as ongoing narratives, conveying enduring, interrelated themes. Between worlds reveals one man’s visual record of African American life as a window into the overarching story of his nation.

Published in association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum Thames Hudson. Skira rizzoli.

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Bill Traylor English and French Edition

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5 Continents Editions Srl #ad - Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. New. Born into slavery around 1853-4 on a cotton plantation in benton, and certainly one of the most celebrated African-American artists, Alabama, Traylor has become one of the most important self-taught artists of the twentieth century, along with Thorton Dial and William Edmondson.

Columbia University Press. Mint Condition. Skira rizzoli. The elements of Traylor's biography are the anchors of an individual mythology. Instead of merely being a basic depiction, southern baptist, freemasonry, and blues sources, uncensored violence in the Jim Crow era, Hoodoo, the subject becomes a visual statement structuring Traylor's mind, and turbulence within the black enclave known as 'Dark Town' in Montgomery, as well as layers of references: slavery, bringing together hidden symbols from Kongo Vodou, Alabama.

Bill Traylor English and French Edition #ad - Text in English and French. Thames Hudson. No quibbles returns. It is a story that deserves attention both nationally and internationally. This publication, favored iconography, generously illustrated with full-page high-quality reproductions, and contextual information related to the artist's biography, provides a close examination of Traylor's recurrent themes, composition schemes, creative process and tools, visual environment, and artistic mindset.

Each artwork is considered in a context beyond that of an isolated image and in response to one another, forming a series of intricate and consistent narratives, intriguingly cinematic in its development. Guaranteed packaging.

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