Outsider Art



Dubuffet and the City
Dubuffet and the City
Text by Sophie Berrebi.

This is the first in-depth study to address the role of the city in the work of French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–84). Dubuffet promoted the art of children and the mentally ill as Art Brut, >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915111
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Pbk, 8 x 11 in. / 250 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 Out of stock

Fabric of a Nation
Fabric of a Nation
Edited with text by Pamela A. Parmal, Jennifer M. Swope, Lauren D. Whitley. Preface by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

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A mother stitches a few lines of prayer into a bedcover for her son serving in the Union army during the Civil War. A formerly enslaved African >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468768
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

Gewächse der Seele
Gewächse der Seele
Text by Ingrid von Beyme, Astrid Ihle, Claudia Jeschke, Theresia Kiefer, Julia Nebenführ, Gabriele Osswald, et al.

Gewächse der Seele explores the recurrence of plants as a motif in outsider art, symbolism and surrealism. Outsider art often features studies of plants, plant creatures, plants with souls and even plant–animal entities, here represented >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745345
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Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 336 pgs / 340 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Out of stock

Joe Minter: To You Through Me
Joe Minter: To You Through Me
Introduction by Phillip March Jones.

In the summer of 1989, Joe Minter had a vision from God to create art that would honor the shared experiences of African Americans in this country. From that moment, Minter began building a sprawling >>more

Institute 193/Tinwood
ISBN 9781732848221
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 136 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Out of stock

Kathi Hofer: Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village
Kathi Hofer: Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village
Text by Tressa Prisbrey, Kathi Hofer.

On the outskirts of Simi Valley, California, stands a cluster of 16 buildings designed and built by American artist Tressa Prisbrey (1896–1988). Between 1956 and 1972, Prisbrey laboriously mined a local landfill for glass bottles >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959054034
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 64 pgs / 14 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/13/2021 Out of stock

Niko Pirosmani
Niko Pirosmani
Edited by Bice Curiger, Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Adrian Ciprian Barsan. Text by Tadao Ando, Friedrich Teja Bach, Adrian Ciprian Barsan, Gottfried Boehm, Bice Curiger, Mariam Dvali, Régis Gayraud, David Lordkipanidze.

The Georgian “naive” painter Niko Pirosmani, sometimes known as Nikala (1862–1918), is long overdue for rediscovery. Today, this autodidact, who painted his pictures of animals and people for inns and pubs, is admired as a >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744751
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Hbk, 11.25 x 9.5 in. / 220 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock

Singular Spaces
Singular Spaces
Text by Jo Farb Hernández, Roger Cardinal, Laurent Danchin. Published by leading outsider art imprint Raw Vision, Singular Spaces is a groundbreaking survey of art environments created by self-taught artists from across Spain. The book introduces and examines 45 artists and their idiosyncratic sculptures, >>more

Raw Vision
ISBN 9780615785653
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 584 pgs / 1,306 color / DVD (NTSC).
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Out of stock

Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers
Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers
Text by Maxwell L. Anderson, Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Paul Goodwin.

For generations, Black artists from the American South have forged a unique art tradition. Working in near isolation from established practices, they have created masterpieces in clay, driftwood, roots, soil, and recycled and cast-off objects >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520954
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 05/09/2023 Out of stock

The Alternative Guide to the Universe
The Alternative Guide to the Universe
Text by Roger Cardinal, Rick Moody, Mark Pilkington, Valerie Rousseau, Ralph Rugoff, Margaret Wertheim, et al. The Alternative Guide to the Universe surveys work that creates unexpected possibilities in art, science and architecture; possibilities so profound that they suggest an alternate reality. This densely illustrated volume features self-taught architects and artists, >>more

Hayward Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9781853323164
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Out of stock

UFO Drawings from the National Archives
UFO Drawings from the National Archives
By David Clarke.

Originally established at the request of Winston Churchill in the aftermath of World War II, the British Ministry of Defence’s UFO Desk operated for more than 60 years, collating mysterious sightings and records of strange >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829091
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Hbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 34 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Walks to the Paradise Garden: A Lowdown Southern Odyssey
Walks to the Paradise Garden: A Lowdown Southern Odyssey
Edited by Phillip March Jones. Text by Jonathan Williams. Photographs by Roger Manley, Guy Mendes.

Walks to the Paradise Garden is the last unpublished manuscript of the late American poet, photographer, publisher, Black Mountain alumnus and bon viveur Jonathan Williams (1929–2008). This 352-page book chronicles Williams' road trips across the >>more

Institute 193
ISBN 9781732848207
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 352 pgs / 100 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Out of stock



Enia's World: The Art Of Eugenie Alter Propp
Enia's World: The Art Of Eugenie Alter Propp
Edited and with an Introduction by Sharon Gold. Essays by Lee Kogan and Lori Waxman. Eugenie Alter Propp is a self-taught New York artist who has been working in collage and found-object assemblage for the past 25 years, but only recently has her art been seen by the public in >>more

Jandam Press
ISBN 9780615126098
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Clothbound, 9 x 12 in. / 144 pgs / 144 color.
Pub Date: 02/15/2005 Not available

Sound and Fury: The Art of Henry Darger
Sound and Fury: The Art of Henry Darger
Foreword by Andrew Edlin. Text by Edward M. Gomez. Translated by Valérie Rousseau. When the reclusive American janitor Henry Darger died in 1973, he left behind an unprecedented body of drawings, scroll-like watercolors and a 15,000 page novel called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What Is >>more

Andrew Edlin Gallery
ISBN 9780977878314
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Paperback, 13 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 63 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Not available

The Drawings of the Electric Pencil
The Drawings of the Electric Pencil
Text by Lyle Rexer. Around the year 1910, a patient at State Lunatic Asylum No. 3 in Nevada, Missouri, who referred to himself as The Electric Pencil, executed 280 drawings in ink, pencil, crayon and colored pencil. These beautiful >>more

Electric Pencil Press
ISBN 9780578068329
US $59.95 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available

World Transformers
World Transformers
Edited by Martina Weinhart, Max Hollein. Text by Daniel Baumann, Christiane Cuticchio, Michael Bonesteel. The realm of outsider art provides for the untrained artist a haven from the art industry, populated as it is by those too bizarre to function within official culture. The fabulous universes depicted in Henry >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775726863
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 159 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available