There are no “outsiders” in this exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
The self-taught artist, who carved gravestones for a living, is finally receiving institutional recognition.
A new exhibition in Warsaw celebrates four postwar Polish artists on the margins of art history.
Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered highlights the need for more research on twentieth-century self-taught American artists, who were marginalized by restrictive art historical narratives.
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe is brimming with examples of the artist’s imaginative allegorical art.
Frank Jones was “double-sighted” — born with a caul over his left eye — which gave him, or so it was believed, the power to communicate with the spirit world.
Intense and deeply personal, the Japanese self-taught artist’s work, now in its first-ever New York solo survey, defies easy labels.
With a broader, more international scope, this year’s gathering will offer fresh discoveries at every turn.
The exhibition features some compelling artwork, but it falls into the same traps and stereotypes that have plagued many museum exhibitions featuring outlier artists (if that’s what we’re supposed to call them now).