In a 1988 interview for the LA Times, self-taught artist Reverend Howard Finster explained his creative predicament …
Writing art history from the inside out.
“Like holding hands with a stranger—for kind of a long time.”
“When it came to music, I always saw myself playing a punching bag. That’s just what I do on the guitar.”
Monica Adame Davis reports on 19th Annual Outsider Art Fair, in New York this past weekend, a collection of vibrant, unique and remarkable work.
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.
Mingering Mike is a fantastical recording artist whose “author” crafted dozens of albums in the 1960s and ’70s.
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.
Photo-essay by Marcus Schubert of architecture brut with introduction by Andrew MacNair.
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.