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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
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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.
We find the richest exploration of these same issues in the work of outsider artists, or the creators of what was originally known in the 1940s as art brut or 'raw art'.
In France it was championed by artist Jean Dubuffet who called it art brut (meaning rough or raw), and Bowie was a fan.
Now, Ossorio's works are considered by experts 'the missing link between the American Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock (also played by Villarama) and European Art Brut by Jean Dubuffet (played alternately by Julienne Mendoza and Jojo Cayabyab),' wrote Inquirer Arts and Books editor Lito Zulueta in a recent article.
His curious pencil drawings, kin to Dubuffet's art brut markings, are also often part of the mix.
Mon travail est un art brut qui explore et traduit le quotidien d'un jeune Algerien.
Contract notice: Purchase Of Books In The Field Of Modern Art, Contemporary Art And Art Brut
Whether or not you subscribe to this view of his art brut paintings, they pack an emotional punch that may leave viewers reeling -- overwhelmed by the pain, despair, anger and seemingly unstifled hope that appear in his tortured self-portraits.
It's not surprising then that they have already wrangled supporting slots for bands such as Art Brut and have been played on BBC radio.
L'art brut prefere aux arts culturels", decia, en caligrafia gruesa y letras mayusculas, el catalogo de la primera gran exhibicion publica de art brut en 1949.
Radstewart, Fuel, Sunday, 5pm A sharp mix of Pavement, Art Brut and Camper Van Beethoven (thanks, Tom).
10 SAT ART BRUT Electric Circus Art Brut are another acclaimed band yet to make the mainstream breakthrough.