Dave Plunkert...Outsider Art                                                                                                                                                                                 More

david plunkert collage CourageTo Kill a Mockingbird Show - Athenaeum Gallery

'If you get out of the way the art will make itself' #art #artist #quote

good advice for artists from Fred Babb- Brown Barrett Let's play with clay, paints, glazes, and glass.


Artist Jean Dubuffet

What I LOVE about Jean Dubuffet was his tenacity. He may have quit a few times but he went back to his love, he went back to art. It is easy to just give up and decide we just can't do something because it is hard or because a few roadblocks have.

Bill Traylor, Blue Cat, 1939-1942.  In only three years, between 1939 and 1942, Bill Traylor—former slave, factory worker, and homeless welfare recipient, who slept on a wooden pallet inside the [Ross-Clayton Funeral Parlor in Montgomery, Alabama]—created his own extraordinary history of drawing in 1,800 images. Most were preserved by his friend and fellow artist, Charles Shannon.

William "Bill" Traylor (April 1854 – October was a self-taught artist born into slavery on a plantation belonging to George Hartwell Traylor near Benton, in Lowndes County, Alabama.

Georges Liautaud, featured in the Outsider Art Sourcebook. http://rawvision.com/books/outsider-art-sourcebook-preview

The eerie metal sculptures of Haitian self-taught artist Georges Liautaud.

Adolf Wölfli | Art Brut | Outsider Art                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Juxtapoz Magazine - Adolf Wölfli Swiss artist who was one of the first artists to be associated with the Art Brut or outsider art label. Former farmhand and laborer.

Jean Dubuffet (1901 – 1985)  1944 Telephone Torment lithograph 32.7 x 25.1 cm © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jean Dubuffet – 1944 Telephone Torment lithograph x cm © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Bill Traylor (c. 1854–1949) Montgomery, Alabama c. 1939–1947 Poster paint and pencil on cardboard

Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collection of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts