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Tag Archives: outsider art
Jan. 31, 2020 in Hyperallergic On display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, works of Benjamin Jones project deep sorrow as well as an unvanquished ray of optimism. Benjamin Jones, “Isolating the Disease” from the Isolation Series (2003), graphite … Continue reading
March 27, 2015 in Hyperallergic Martín Ramírez,”Untitled (Tunnel with Cars and Buses)” (1954), reproduced as one of five new ‘Forever’ Stamps by the United States Postal Service (© 2015 USPS) (click to enlarge) Blue-chip outsider artist Martín Ramírez was memorialized … Continue reading
Jun 25, 2013 [UN]SEEN finds art in Hell’s Kitchen As the steamroller of development moves, seemingly unstoppable, through Manhattan, we see the loss of many things that lured us to the city in the first place. Amongst the first to … Continue reading
Paul J. Karlstrom 19 January 2013 On a recent trip to New York my wife and I managed to see several exhibitions during what was primarily a family Christmas week in Brooklyn. Although we were staying … Continue reading
The New York Press- Dec 5, 2012 • Rosemarie Trockel’s World on View The much-anticipated exhibition Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos now at the New Museum, is a complicated show to get one’s arms around and a hard one to love. … Continue reading