Object ID 000094
Object Name How to look at outsider art
Object Desc Art without artists -- The lure of madness, the thrill of crime -- In the eye of the beholder? -- Masters and mysteries -- Outside in: the end of outsider art.
Collection Mark Shields Memorial Collection
Accession # 2017.01.258.137
Alternate ID NF 709.04 REX
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Gift
Accession Date MAY 30,2018
Start Year Range
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Status In Collection
Object Keywords Art Brut.,Outsider Art,Rexer, Lyle,
Title How to look at outsider art
Description / Abstract A visual introduction to the culture and evaluation process of outsider art showcases numerous works, including several previously unpublished pieces by such artists as Henry Darger, William Hawkins, and Adolf Wölfi, in a volume complemented by discussions on the rising influence of outsider art and the role of mental illness in its creation. Original. 12,500 first printing.
Physical Description 176 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher New York : H.N. Abrams, 2005.
Spine / Label 709.04 REX