Outsider Art

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Alternative Visions: John Yau’s The Wild Children of William Blake by Rob Colvin
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Writing art history from the inside out. 

Brent Green by Chris Chang
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“Like holding hands with a stranger—for kind of a long time.”

Doug Hream Blunt by Gary Canino
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“When it came to music, I always saw myself playing a punching bag. That’s just what I do on the guitar.”

Art Brut Confessional by Monica Adame Davis
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Monica Adame Davis reports on 19th Annual Outsider Art Fair, in New York this past weekend, a collection of vibrant, unique and remarkable work.

Museum of Bad Art Rejection Collection Auction by Kerry Folan
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Every two years (or three, or four—it really all depends), the Museum of Bad Art in Dedham, Massachusetts, holds an eagerly anticipated Rejection Collection Auction. 

Dori Hadar’s Mingering Mike: The Amazing Career of an Imaginary Soul Superstar by Steven Villereal & Steven Villereal
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Mingering Mike is a fantastical recording artist whose “author” crafted dozens of albums in the 1960s and ’70s.

Reverend Ethan Acres by David Pagel
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Good old-time religion and edgy, contemporary art make for odd bedfellows, but this unholy alliance thrives in the art and life of Reverend Ethan Acres.

Not-not Architecture: L’Architecture Brut by Andrew MacNair
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Photo-essay by Marcus Schubert of architecture brut with introduction by Andrew MacNair.

St. EOM by Tom Patterson
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Eddie Owens Martin led a bizarre life as an artist, hustler, fortune teller, architect, and religious visionary. His most remarkable artistic endeavor was re-inventing himself as St. EOM.

The Saints by Forrest Bess
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James “Son” Thomas by Philip Walker
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James “Son” Thomas is a sculptor and a Blues singer and guitarist living in Leland, Mississippi.

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