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Self-taught artists of the 20th century : an American anthology

Author: Elsa Weiner Longhauser; Harald Szeemann; Museum of American Folk Art.; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1998.
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Organized by the Museum of American Folk Art, this unique collection of paintings, sculpture, collages, and drawings celebrates the remarkable work of America's self-taught artists. Insightful profiles of the life and work of each of the featured artists by curators, critics, scholars, and artists with a broad range of perspectives are accompanied by major essays by distinguished scholars Arthur C. Danto, Maurice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Self-taught artists of the 20th century.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)606983117
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsa Weiner Longhauser; Harald Szeemann; Museum of American Folk Art.; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN: 081182098X 9780811820981 0811820998 9780811820998
OCLC Number: 38916880
Notes: "Museum of American Folk Art, New York."
Tour itinerary: Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 10 to May 17, 1998 and others.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: The artworld and its outsiders / Arthur C. Danto --
Critical fictions: race, "outsiders," and the construction of art history / Maurice Berger --
The presence of mind in the production of American folk art / Gerald L. Davis --
The artists.
Responsibility: foreword by Gerard C. Wertkin ; Elsa Longhauser, curator, Harald Szeemann, curator ; Lee Kogan, project coordinator.

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A catalogue to a major travelling exhibition which examines the creative spirit and expressive capacity of artists without formal training. These artists come from a variety of places and a cross  Read more...

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