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Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

DETOUR ART Rare Visions, Detour Art Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, USA www.detourart.com March 6 – May 1, 2009. This impressive exhibit filled two floors of the Belger Arts Center with an extensive overview of more than 160 paintings and sculptures of Outsider, folk, and…

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Outsider art on Ovation TV

Ovation TV is dedicating a week of programming to outsider art films.  The times shown below are eastern time. Be sure to consult your blah blah blah… A Man Named Pearl – Pearl Fryar James Castle: Portrait of an Artist What’s Under Your Hat (Judith…

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James Hampton's Throne, SAAM and Washington wanderings…

The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, designed by Norman Foster at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, it is a part of the building houses the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. I love Washington DC.  I…

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Check out accidental mysteries…vernacular photography at it’s finest

accidental mysteries is John & Teenuh Foster’s terrific web site dedicated to extraordinary vernacular photography… John and Teenuh Foster share a passionate interest in collecting works of art by self-taught artists, as well as anonymous objects that to them, share attributes of great design and…

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"I've been everywhere, man" (before that pesky motel chain snagged the song…)

Love the song, love to travel, love the man. (with special thanks to Johnny Cash and “headwrapper” Reuben Sorensen for pointing the video out to me)

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Films about Outsider Art and Artists

I was just asked films about Outsider Art, and started to compile a list (with the help of good friend “Narrow” Larry Harris).  Ovation TV is planning to dedicate a week of programming to such artists and site in February 2009.  Be sure to check…

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Lamenting the loss of great motel signs…and great graphic design

America Is F*cked…….(Graphically at least) from Jess Gibson on Vimeo. (note: language might be offensive to some) As a graphic designer by trade, this is just one more reason why I get in the car with my camera and drive the back roads.

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Alas, another visionary site is leaving…

Although I never had the opportunity to see the Toy tower of Eddie Boros in New York City, I have heard much about it.  Located at the Six and B garden, it was part of a program overseen by the city’s parks department, who felt…

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Holy cow – another review…from Raw Vision

Sifting through the mail today and and there was my favorite art mag, Raw Vision was waiting for me to peruse (THE outsider art magazine based out of the UK.) Not only did it feature some of the art of James Harold Jennings from my…

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A great review in Folk Art Messenger

detour art – outsider, folk art and visionary environments coast to coast art and photographs from the collection of Kelly Ludwig review in by Scott Rothstein Folk Art Messenger, the Journal of the Folk Art Society of America Vol. 20, No.1 Spring 2008 _______ Kelly Ludwig’s book,…

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