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.
An exhibition showcases the graphically powerful work of Mary T. Smith — a self-taught artist from Mississippi — in a rare, in-depth survey.
Bernard Gilardi’s exhibition suggests a positive grouping of misfits, a hopeful interpretation of the ambiguity within Gilardi’s paintings as a sanctuary for the odd.
Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place at Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York examines 4,000 years of votive offerings.
Billy White’s artistic kinships seem to be more personal and experiential than cultural or racial.
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.
Self-taught artist George Kornegay created found-object environments for communing with the spirit world.
Now in its 24th edition, the Outsider Art Fair has found a new home this year at the Metropolitan Pavilion, currently filled with the fair’s largest number of exhibitors yet.