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naive art

(20th century and earlier) Works by self-taught artists whose fresh, untutored style is noted for its simplicity and innocence. Notable naive artists include Grandma Moses and Douanier” Rousseau.
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Noun1.naive art - a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artistsnaive art - a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
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THE BBC has described him as "the most popular living artist in the UK" and now Doug Hyde, whose naive art is feted both here and in Japan, is unveiling a brand-new collection of works Summer Of Love.
The prime minister ended her visit to Slovakia with a tour of a naive art exhibition, displaying the works of art by Slovaks of Kovacica, which she opened together with the Slovak culture minister, Ljubica Lasakova, Brnabic's cabinet released.
The Cik Gajah Limited Edition series have been created from sketches by Malaysia's foremost naive art artist, Yusof Ismail or better known as Yusof Gajah, to draw attention to the issue.
Simply defined, outsider art is by self-taught or naive art makers.
He looked at me and said, 'Why aren't you then'?" Some 30 years later, the highlights of her career include a solo show in 2012 at the Museum of Naive Art in Paris and a solo show this year at MOMA Machynlleth, alongside Rosenthal's own paintings.
Rampage tries for the busy CGI mayhem of a video game, when it could be invoking the naive art of an old monster movie.
As the only completely preserved mill of its kind in Slovakia, it is a precious historical and technical heritage site.In addition to the functional mill technology and an exhibit about the history of the mill, the building also houses an art gallery dedicated to the art of untrained artists known as self-taught art, naive art, art brut and outsider art.
Aside from the missing paintings, the COA also called out the PCGG for the deterioration of 191 naive art paintings from the former country Yugoslavia, 117 iconographic paintings and 207 lacquerware from Russia and nine mosaics from Italy.
On the background is inscribed an autobiographical statement--visible from up close--in which he criticizes the Japanese art system for its petty insularities and exploitation of naive art students.
In a statement, the artist insists that her art should not be seen as naive art but more as "poetic art."
Back matter also includes a definition of naive art.