According to his psychiatrist, Philipp Schöpke possessed “the extreme opposite of what is called drawing talent.”
In Vienna, a new exhibition showcases the ideas and accomplishments of self-taught female artists.
Art’s uplifting power is unmistakably real; today, the works of the most original autodidacts feel more compelling than ever.
With Warzone, the artist revisits some of her older anthems, whose themes are more timely than ever.
A brothel customer’s photographs of 19th-century prostitution, made with sympathy and imagination.
In East Hampton, the modern artist’s former residence is emerging as an unexpected cultural hub.
An Austrian museum presents a wide-ranging survey of works made over almost 50 years by residents and other autodidacts associated with the Art Brut Center Gugging, near Vienna.
An intriguing exhibition focuses on art whose makers were compelled to create it by forces greater — and far beyond — themselves.
The entry of works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation into the Met’s collection has prompted the museum to rethink the way it presents 20th-century art history.
Melvin Way’s finely crafted, befuddling works demand to be understood on their own terms. But just what are they?
Hujar’s photographs document the effervescent creative spirit that pulsed through the East Village as the AIDS crisis unfolded.
With her series Love-Birth-Death, Rabbia addresses some of humanity’s most enduring, universal enigmas.