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Author Slominski, Lisa.
Title Nonconformers : a new history of self-taught artists / Lisa Slominski.
Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2022]
Open Library Cover
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Description 399 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 386-392) and index.
Contents Here I am: agency, awareness, and audience -- Terminology: tastes, gates, labels, and suits -- Part 1: 20th century origins and representations. -- Chapter 1. -- Modern primitives: MoMA exhibits the self-taught (1932-1944) -- Once seen as modern / Katherine Jentleson -- Artist focus: William Edmondson -- Artist perspectives: Henri Rousseau, John Kane, Mirris Hirshfield, Horace Pippin, Pedro Lopez Cervántez -- Chapter 2. -- l'Art Brut: defining creative agency (1944-1966) -- The origins of Art Brut, history and legacy / Sarah Lombardi -- Artist focus: Aloïse Corbaz -- Artist perspectives: Adolf Wölfli, Fleury-Joseph Crépin, Augustin Lesage, Auguste Forestier, Marguerite Sirvins -- Chapter 3. -- Outsider art: the title that shapes a genre (1972-1979) -- Roger Cardinal, the art of the artless / John Maizels -- Artist focus: Madge Gill -- Artist perspectives: Scottie Wilson, Friedrich Schröder-Sonnenstern, Anna Zemánková, Johann Hauser, August Walla -- Chapter 4. -- Black folk art: presenting self-taught African American artists (1976-1982) -- What it was, Black folk art in America / Cheryl Finley -- Artist focus: Bill Trayor -- Artist perspectives: Joseph E. Yoakum, Elijah Pierce, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Nellie Mae Rowe, Sam Doyle -- Part 2: Disparate boundaries. -- Chapter 5. -- Clandestine: exploring privacy, intimacy, and isolation in creativity -- Portals of the imagination / Michael Bonesteel -- Artist focus: Henry Darger -- Artist perspectives: James Castle, Charles A.A. Dellschau, Melvin Way, Guo Fengyi, Emery Blagdon -- Chapter 6. -- Renegades: persona and messaging in art practice -- The original renegade(s) / Phillip March Jones -- Artist focus: Lee Godie -- Artist perspectives: Lonnie Holley, Mary T. Smith, Prophet Royal Robertson, Kwame Akoto, Horst Ademeit -- Chapter 7. -- Environments: changing personal and public surroundings -- Singular spaces/authentic visions / Jo Farb Hernández -- Artist focus: Nek Chand -- Artist perspectives: Helen Martins, Prophet Isaiah Robertson, Huang Yong-Fu, Josep Pujiula i Vila, Niki de Saint Phalle -- Chapter 8. -- Ability: advocating for artistic development -- Shifting focus, a brief history of disability art in global contexts / Tom di Maria -- Artist focus: Judith Scott -- Artist perspectives: Julian Martin, Andrew Omoding, Julia Krause-Harder, Walter Mika, Tomoyuki Shinki -- Part 3: Compositions. -- Chapter 9. -- Abstraction: beyond representation -- Alternative expressions / Lisa Slominski -- Artist interview; George Widener, interviewed by Sophia Cosmadopoulos -- Artist perspectives: Hilma af Klint, Janet Sobel, Thornton Dial, Nnena Kalu, Junko Yamamoto -- Chapter 10: -- Landscapes: documenting the real and the imagined -- Seeing scenes / Lisa Slominski -- Artist interview: Mamadou Cissé, interviewed by Sophia Cosmadopoulos -- Artist perspectives: Grandma Moses, Martín Ramírez, Minnie Evans, Katsuyoshi Takenaka, Katsuhiro Terao -- Chapter 11. -- Figuration: memory reproduction, and documentation -- Close encounters / Lisa Slominski -- Artist interview: William Scott, interviewed by Sophia Cosmadopoulos -- Artist perspectives: Shinichi Sawada, Davood Koochaki, Helen Rae, Carlo Zinelli, Chéri Samba.
Subject Outsider art.
Outsider artists.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.
Art, Modern -- 21st century -- Themes, motives.
Outsider artists -- Biography.
Added Title New history of self-taught artists
ISBN 0300260229