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Darger : his girls, a sequence of poems about the life of Henry Darger, 1892-1973

Author: Julie Chevalier
Publisher: Glebe, N.S.W. : Puncher & Wattmann, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Biography : English
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Henry Darger was an untrained artist and a social isolate. When he died in Chicago in 1973 at the age of 81, his work was completely unknown. Now his work is hung in major international art galleries and his innovative use of materials places him in the pop art milieu. The poems in this book tell the story of his life.
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Named Person: Henry Darger; Henry Darger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Chevalier
ISBN: 9781921450648 1921450649
OCLC Number: 827175321
Description: 80 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Julie Chevalier.

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Henry Darger was an untrained artist and a social isolate. When he died in Chicago in 1973 at the age of 81, his work was completely unknown. Now his work is hung in major international art galleries and his innovative use of materials places him in the pop art milieu. The poems in this book tell the story of his life.

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