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Gabritschevsky

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Eugène Gabritschevsky (December 1893 – April 5, 1979) was a Russian biologist and artist. Gabritschevsky specialised in problems related to heredity. In 1929, his succesful career came to an abrupt end when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and was hospitalised in a mental institution near Munich. In the ensuing thirty years, Gabritschevsky created an extraordinary body of art: thousands of paintings and drawings. 

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The 2014 OUTSIDER ART FAIR New York - YouTube

"I hate art fairs," said a major art critic (who shall remain anonymous) that James Kalm spoke with two days ago Your reporter said "But you can't hate the O...
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The Realms of the Unreal (Jessica Yu) - 2004 - YouTube

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A documentary on Henry Darger, outsider. Darger, an elderly recluse, spent his childhood in Illinois's asylum for feeble-minded children and his adulthood working as a janitor. He lived a quiet, nearly solitary existence, but his imaginary life was exciting, colorful and sexually provocative. When he died in Chicago in 1973, his landlady discovered in his room 300 paintings, some over 10 feet long, and a 15,000-page illustrated novel (The Realms of the Unreal), which told the epic story of the virtuous Vivian Girls leading a child slave revolt against the evil Glandelinians. Featuring Dakota Fanning (Hide and Seek) and Larry Pine (The Royal Tenenbaums) as narrators and imaginative animation of Darger's work, Oscar® winner Jessica Yu (Breathing Lessons) brings to life one of the twentieth century's greatest self-taught artists.

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Morton Bartlett - Photography - Sculpture - Art - Review - New York Times

Morton Bartlett - Photography - Sculpture - Art - Review - New York Times | Outsider art | Scoop.it
Morton Bartlett’s achievement gains new dimensions in a revealing show of his photographs, drawings and sculptures at the Julie Saul Gallery in Chelsea.
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Bartlett, who had never married and lived alone, had constructed a family of fifteen anatomically correct dolls, all children: three young boys and twelve prepubescent or physically-developing girls. He then photographed them in varied poses or tableaux. The dolls are a third to half life size, modeled first in clay, then cast in plaster. Having had no training in art, Bartlett assiduously studied anatomy texts to perfect his creations, then learned to sew, embroider, and knit to clothe them, and finally took up photography to capture the moments of the lives he imagined for them. 

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1/5 Turning the Art World Inside Out - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM4S2hGZDSE6W4REOfOW7gHYhQJb1pzLA First broadcast: 19 Nov 2013. What do a UFO-obsessed Romanian refugee, a schizophren...
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