Outsider art

Art marketanalysis

Neurodiverse and disabled artists are joining the mainstream—yet discrimination persists

With Project Art Works nominated for the Turner Prize and growing institutional interest, the art world is waking up to "outsiders" but advocates fear their exploitation

American Folk Art Museum acquires 40 significant works by self-taught artists

Gift includes examples by Horace Pippin, Sister Gertrude Morgan and Bill Traylor

Art Preserve: first museum devoted to America’s homegrown ‘art environments’ opens in Wisconsin

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center has built the new facility to house more than 25,000 "life-specific" works, created over years by untrained artists using found materials

Takashi Murakami organises Outsider art sculpture show in vast New York space

Collectors can still break into market for self-taught work, says fair founder

Adding to a robust trove, High Museum in Atlanta lands a gift of works by self-taught artists

Local couple donates 47 paintings, drawings and sculptures by Southerners and African Americans

'Renegade' Outsider Art Fair opens in multi-venue format in New York

Exhibitions are taking place across several galleries, although some workshops that support artists with disabilities have been unable to take part due to challenges of pandemic

Yuichiro Ukai’s manga monster drawing acquired by American Folk Art Museum

The 25-year-old Japanese self-taught artist’s densely layered Yokai is his first piece to enter a museum’s collection

Ruth DeYoung Kohler II, Outsider art champion and Art Preserve founder, has died, aged 79

She helped establish the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin as one of the leading institutions dedicated to self-taught artists

American Folk Art Museum announces gift of over 500 works by self-taught artists

Trove donated by collector Audrey B. Heckler includes examples of European Art Brut and works by African-American artists

Outsider artanalysis

Outsider art pulls a very 'in' crowd in New York

The city's Americana week saw works by 20th century self-taught artists edging out traditional folk art and antiques thanks to a growing celebrity-studded client base

Expert eye: Javier Téllez

The Venezuelan artist Javier Téllez has partnered with the Outsider Art Fair to present a curated space at Frieze New York

New York’s Americana week reveals a generational shift in taste

Sales lag while demand for folk art is on the rise as Millennials move away from a ‘Home Alone’ aesthetic

The Outsider Art Fair: a victim of its own success?

The event does better when it casts a wide net, while sticking closer to its roots

The mainstreaming of outsider art yields a market in flux

New York’s Outsider Art Fair swells in size as it looks to align itself with larger contemporary art fairs

Outsider Art Fair postpones first Basel edition

Director Andrew Edlin says the fair is still a modest operation

Pallant House Gallery to host UK's first outsider art conference

May event organised by the charity Outside In and European Outsider Art Association aims to give voice to artists on margins of society

National Gallery of Art show integrates the outliers

Outliers and American Vanguard Art in Washington, DC, makes clear that schooled and self-taught artists have never been that far apart

The Outsider Art Fair to launch first Basel edition this summer

The Basel programming may centre on Swiss art brut artists and institutions

Outsider Art Fair welcomes more than 20 new exhibitors to New York

Genre continues to embrace ever-widening fringe, to collectors’ delight

Sotheby's brings outsider art to Bond Street

Exhibition with charity Outside In shows work by "hidden" artists working outside mainstream society

China discovers its self-taught artists

Alternative art festival launched in Beijing draws on pioneering work of Nanjing Outsider Art Centre

Japanese Outsider Art gets a warm Wellcome

The exhibition will bring together more than 300 works by residents of social welfare institutions on the country’s Honshu island

Collectorsarchive

Collector interview: Peter Fay, Australia’s champion of the outsider

The collector of works that are knotty, passionate, perverse and deeply personal talks about his tastes and his gift to the nation