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With President Barak Obama's impending visit, with Americans flooding Havana, and with growing global interest in Cuban art, perhaps this is the moment when those on the margin can be included.
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The exhibition at Fondation Beyeler focuses on Jean Dubuffet's idea of landscape, which in his hands can transform itself into a body, a face or an object. Portraits, female nudes and still lives turn into vibrant landscapes.
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What we know about the mysterious life of late artist Alessandra Michelangelo.
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The story behind Raw Vision and why "every single human being is an artist at some point."
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Yasuyuki Ueno, who does not speak at all, creates bijin-ga, or drawings of beautiful women.
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"Art Brut in America" explores the strange legacy of Jean Dubuffet, the founder of art brut.
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I had the wind knocked out of me last week ... by a piece of art. At La Fondation Louis Vuitton, a new Frank Gehry-designed
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Jean Dubuffet is known for his interest in 'low' or 'outsider' art, and for founding the art movement 'Art Brut.' Dubuffet was inspired by the works of patients in the asylums of Switzerland and France.
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When M'onma makes art, he says his body glows and he cannot see. In this trance, what he calls a "visitation," he creates dream worlds that he sees as divine.
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There is also a class element to the preferred profile: usually the artist is portrayed as an uneducated, single male with
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Image courtesy Vivienne Roberts Corbaz was born in 1886 in Switzerland to a family of six children. She grew up dreaming
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Outsider Art is no longer on the fringe, but it still takes a special soul and wanting to see and understand to truly stand in front of these works and grasp what is often beyond straightforward aesthetic understanding.
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Putting Traylor at the forefront of the mid-20th century African-American context for art today seems an act of reclamation that, in addition to restoring the African-American artistic heritage, also dispels the unfortunate aura of Outsiderism,
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If you're in need of more, check out Flavorwire's "10 Great Songs About Famous Artists" here. We began with Art Brut's ode
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Coming up this week: Headlights, Art Brut and Dirty Projectors.