I’ve always been fascinated by outsider art. My interest began through exploration into Surrealism and then the art of the subconscious. The expression ‘Outsider’ art was first coined by Roger Cardinal, a British writer. It was the English equivalent for the term Art Brut, originally formulated in the 1940s by the French artist Jean Dubuffet.Continue reading “Step into Outsider Art”
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Is there anybody actually there? or is that just a blot on the landscape?
austin-o-spare In was in pursuit of researching artist’s who used automatism to express themselves, I came across Austin Osman Spare (see page 4 altered book: a matter of Life or Death‘) . Following Breton’s and Ernst’s lead, several artist’s applied automatic techniques to produce works. Andre Masson forced himself to work under the influence of drugs,Continue reading “Is there anybody actually there? or is that just a blot on the landscape?”