outsider art


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outsider art

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Art produced by artists without formal training, especially by ones who work in an idiosyncratic style and are relatively isolated from mainstream artistic trends.

outsider art

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(Art Terms) art produced by untutored artists working by themselves and for themselves
outsider artist n
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Noun1.outsider art - a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artistsoutsider art - a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
genre - a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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The artist enjoyed close associations with intellectual leaders including the philosopher Max Weber (1864 - 1920) and the groundbreaking psychiatrist and art historian Hans Prinzhorn (1866 - 1933) who's collection and studies of art of the mentally ill may be considered the root of Art Brut and subsequently, a contemporary fascination with Outsider Art.
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Outsider art - a name coined in 1972 by critic Roger Cardinal - is made by self-taught artists and often as the result of art therapy.
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Outsider Art and Art Therapy: Shared Histories, Current Issues, and Future Identities
These drawings are examples of outsider art, art produced by an artist who is not trained.
Outsider Art kicked off a 25th anniversary edition of its biannual, two-city art fair on Jan.
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Unos dias mas tarde, inauguro el Outsider Art Museum, un ala del Museo del Hermitage de Amsterdam, que acoge exposiciones de artistas con discapacidad intelectual o con enfermedades mentales.
All through the anthology, the poems emphasize that indigenous poetry in Mexico is not an outsider art but a vibrant gathering of voices.
Broadway features fine art photography, outsider art and sculptural craft and "upcycled" pieces on Saturday.