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Outsider Art Library

Outsider Art Library

First coined by Roger Cardinal in the 1970s, "Outsider art" is an umbrella term for art made by the mentally ill—art that is distinguished by visionary and/or obsessive qualities, or the development of fantasy worlds and individual mythologies. Below is a selection of our leading titles on outsider artists, from the 18th-micrographic marvels of Matthias Buchinger to Horst Ademeit's Polaroid photographs of unseen negative forces permeating everyday objects.

TITLE ALPHABETICAL INDEX

ADOLF WöLFLI: CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE

ARBOR VITAE

ISBN: 9788087164952 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2013
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ART BRUT IN AMERICA

By Valérie Rousseau. Foreword by Anne-Imelda Radice. Text by Jean Dubuffet, Sarah Lombardi, Kent Minturn, Jill Shaw.

AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780912161266 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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CHARLES DELLSCHAU

Text by Thomas McEvilley, Roger Cardinal, James Brett, Thomas D. Crouch, Barbara Safarova, Randall Morris, Tracy Baker-White.

MARQUAND BOOKS/D.A.P.

ISBN: 9781935202905 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2013
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GEORGE WIDENER: SECRET UNIVERSE IV

Edited by Udo Kittelmann, Claudia Dichter. Text by Barbara Safarova.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863352875 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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HORST ADEMEIT: SECRET UNIVERSE

Edited and with text by Udo Kittelmann, Claudia Dichter.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783865609977 | US $44.95

Pub Date: 9/30/2011
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JAMES CASTLE: SHOW AND STORE

Text by Lynne Cooke, Briony Fer, Zoe Leonard, Suzanne Hudson.

D.A.P./MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFíA

ISBN: 9781935202707 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2011
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JEAN DUBUFFET: METAMORPHOSES OF LANDSCAPE

Edited with text by Raphaël Bouvier. Text by Andreas Franzke, Catherine Iselin, Florence Queneau, Sophie Webel, et al. Preface by Sam Keller.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775740999 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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JOSEF WITTLICH: PICTURE AFTER PICTURES

Edited by Stephan Diederich, Luise Pilz. Text by Walter Grasskamp, et al.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863354138 | US $120.00

Pub Date: 6/23/2015
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LOUIS MICHEL EILSHEMIUS: PEER OF POET-PAINTERS

Text by Stefan Banz, Louis Michel Eilshemius.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037644355 | US $100.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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MATTHIAS BUCHINGER: “THE GREATEST GERMAN LIVING”

SIGLIO

ISBN: 9781938221125 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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RICHARD DADD: THE ARTIST AND THE ASYLUM

Text by Nicholas Tromans.

D.A.P./TATE

ISBN: 9781935202684 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 8/31/2011
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SINGULAR SPACES

Text by Jo Farb Hernández, Roger Cardinal, Laurent Danchin.

RAW VISION

ISBN: 9780615785653 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2013
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SOMETHING TO TAKE MY PLACE: THE ART OF LONNIE HOLLEY

Edited by Mark Sloan, Lizz Biswell. Text by Bernard L. Herman, et al.

HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON

ISBN: 9781467574488 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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THE ALTERNATIVE GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE

Text by Roger Cardinal, Rick Moody, Mark Pilkington, Valerie Rousseau, Ralph Rugoff, Margaret Wertheim, et al.

HAYWARD PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781853323164 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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THE SHADOW OF THE AVANT-GARDE

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775740593 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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YAYOI KUSAMA: GIVE ME LOVE

Text by Akira Tatehata, Yayoi Kusama.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701218 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/22/2016
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Recommended Reading: A Book List on Outsider Art

Best-selling Titles from Outsider Art Library

Adolf Wölfli: Creator of the Universe
Adolf Wölfli: Creator of the Universe
ARBOR VITAE

Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 372 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 3/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9788087164952 | $55.00


Richard Dadd: The Artist and the Asylum
Richard Dadd: The Artist and the Asylum
D.A.P./TATE

Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color. | 8/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202684 | $50.00


James Castle: Show and Store
James Castle: Show and Store
D.A.P./MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFíA

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 220 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202707 | $55.00


Outsider Art Library Active Backlist Titles

Adolf Wölfli: Creator of the Universe
Adolf Wölfli: Creator of the Universe
ARBOR VITAE

Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 372 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 3/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9788087164952 | $55.00


Art Brut in America
Art Brut in America
AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

Pbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 248 pgs / 130 color / 25 bw. | 1/26/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9780912161266 | $45.00


George Widener: Secret Universe IV
George Widener: Secret Universe IV
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Pbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 104 pgs / 70 color. | 9/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783863352875 | $39.95


Horst Ademeit: Secret Universe
Horst Ademeit: Secret Universe
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 112 pgs / 155 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783865609977 | $44.95


James Castle: Show and Store
James Castle: Show and Store
D.A.P./MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFíA

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 220 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202707 | $55.00


Jean Dubuffet: Metamorphoses of Landscape
Jean Dubuffet: Metamorphoses of Landscape
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 10.75 x 12.25 in. / 274 pgs / 160 color. | 4/26/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783775740999 | $65.00


Josef Wittlich: Picture after Pictures
Josef Wittlich: Picture after Pictures
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 352 pgs / 1,241 color. | 6/23/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783863354138 | $120.00


Louis Michel Eilshemius: Peer of Poet-Painters
Louis Michel Eilshemius: Peer of Poet-Painters
JRP|RINGIER

Hbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 768 pgs / 476 color / 53 bw. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783037644355 | $100.00


Matthias Buchinger: “The Greatest German Living”
Matthias Buchinger: “The Greatest German Living”
SIGLIO

Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9781938221125 | $39.95


Richard Dadd: The Artist and the Asylum
Richard Dadd: The Artist and the Asylum
D.A.P./TATE

Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color. | 8/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202684 | $50.00


Singular Spaces
Singular Spaces
RAW VISION

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 584 pgs / 1,306 color / DVD (NTSC). | 11/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9780615785653 | $80.00


Something to Take My Place: The Art of Lonnie Holley
Something to Take My Place: The Art of Lonnie Holley
HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON

Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 215 pgs / 114 color / 3 bw. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9781467574488 | $39.95


The Alternative Guide to the Universe
The Alternative Guide to the Universe
HAYWARD PUBLISHING

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 9/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9781853323164 | $35.00


The Shadow of the Avant-garde
The Shadow of the Avant-garde
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 328 pgs / 254 color. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783775740593 | $45.00


Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love
Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 120 pgs / 47 color / 1 bw. | 3/22/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9781941701218 | $55.00






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