Blog Posts - Outsider Art



Port of San Pedro from the view the boardwalk. You can see the Vincent Thomas Bridge to the left. San Pedro Harbor I just watched the documentary "Almost There," about the outsider artist Peter Anton. It is so good here is the link for your...

Christmas in Rome, Italy

The first time Ana and I visited Rome we were freshly married. Our honeymoon also included Madrid, Sevilla, and Istanbul. We were staying in hostels and eating from supermarkets. The Euro and the heat were brutal that summer. Romantic isn't...
by Camels and Tacos on Jan 12, 2016

Art Brut – Die “rohe” Kunst

Bedeutung und Herkunft Die Bezeichnung Art Brut geht auf den französischen Künstler (Maler, Weinhändler, Bildhauer) Jean Dubuffet zurück. Sie beschreibt die autodidaktische und ursprüngliche Kunst von Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung, Laien od...

Faces from Gugging in der Kunst Galerie Fürth

Kunstnürnberg Die Art Brut-Ausstellung Faces from Gugging kann noch bis zum 31. Oktober 2014 in der Kunst Galerie Fürth betrachtet werden. Nutzt die letzte Ausstellungswoche und seht euch die Gugginger Kunstwerke in Fürth an!   Daten und Fak...
by Kunstnürnberg on Oct 25, 2014

Book Review: Henry Darger, Throw Away Boy by Jim Elledge

I’m going to admit that I’d never heard of Henry Darger before I read Henry Darger, Throw Away Boy. Henry Darger (1904-1973) was an Chicago-based artist, who was completely unknown in his lifetime. He created pieces of art that depicted c...
by It's All About Me on Feb 21, 2014

Discovering Outsider Art

The man lies rigid on a bed. Or is it a bench? There is no mattress on the bed/bench, but there’s a pillow under his head and another, flatter and smaller one, under his feet. The sheet covering him is … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Oct 25, 2013

Discovering Outsider Art

The man lies rigid on a bed. Or is it a bench? There is no mattress on the bed/bench, but there’s a pillow under his head and another, flatter and smaller one, under his feet. The sheet covering him is … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Oct 25, 2013

Tim West

I recently heard of the death of Tim West, an outsider (though educated) artist I had known in the late sixties. Toward the end of his life, West and his work found partisans, and he had a few shows; some comment, as well as samples of his paintings...
by Poetry on the Loose on Mar 1, 2013

Global and Vintage Treasures at Chicago’s Randolph Street Market

Sunday was a scorching day in Chicago — 106 degrees in the shade according to our car’s outdoor temp gauge, no joke! – and we spent it under the sun at the Randolph Street Market. My face and neck now look like … Continue re...
by India pied-à-terre on May 28, 2012

Vanishing Points: An exhibition at the Harn Museum of Art

The Harn Museum of Art presents “Vanishing Points: Paintings from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection”, on view at the museum through April 29th. The exhibition showcases contemporary artists who push and explore the boundaries of pain...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Mar 9, 2012

Vanishing Points: An exhibition at the Harn Museum of Art

The Harn Museum of Art presents “Vanishing Points: Paintings from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection”, on view at the museum through April 29th. The exhibition showcases contemporary artists who push and explore the boundaries of pain...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Mar 9, 2012

The Evolution of the painting ‘Chacruna Versucum (Canción de la Chacruna)’ – by Pablo Amaringo

The Evolution of the painting ‘Chacruna Versucum (Canción de la Chacruna)’ – by Pablo Amaringo, featured in the book ‘The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo’...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 20, 2012

The Evolution of the painting ‘Chacruna Versucum (Canción de la Chacruna)’ – by Pablo Amaringo

The Evolution of the painting ‘Chacruna Versucum (Canción de la Chacruna)’ – by Pablo Amaringo, featured in the book ‘The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo’...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 20, 2012

Desert Psychedelic – The Art of Jimmy Pike

A Catalogue of Jimmy Pike’s work. Born in the Great Sandy Desert area of Western Australia, Jimmy Pike worked as a stockman and in his spare time did carvings, which he sold to tourists in Fitzroy Crossing. In the 1980s, while serving a prison...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 13, 2012

Desert Psychedelic – The Art of Jimmy Pike

A Catalogue of Jimmy Pike’s work. Born in the Great Sandy Desert area of Western Australia, Jimmy Pike worked as a stockman and in his spare time did carvings, which he sold to tourists in Fitzroy Crossing. In the 1980s, while serving a prison...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 13, 2012

Ayahuasca Inspired art by Howard G Charing on Flickr

Ayahuasca Inspired art, a set on Flickr. A gallery on Flickr of my Ayahuasca Inspired Art.
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 12, 2012

Americans on Ayahuasca from Catalyst Magazine

‘Americans on Ayahuasca’ an article published in Catalyst Magazine by Trisha McMillan, featuring paintings by Pablo Amaringo from the book ‘The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo’ by Howard G Charing and Peter Cloudsley <...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 11, 2012

Escenas Del Paraiso – Scenes of Paradise

A review in ‘El Dominical’ of the art exhibition ‘Amazonica’ – held at the Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru – June – July 2011. A crude translation of the feature; Forty Amazon artists from differe...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 10, 2012

Art Exhibition: Poder Verde – Visiones Psicotropicales

The Art Exhibition catalogue of the ‘Poder Verde – Visiones Psicotropicales’  held at the CCE Lima, Peru in 2009. Featuring works by Harry Chavez, Pablo Amaringo, Christian Bendayan, Bruis Rubio and others.
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 9, 2012

ArtNews Review of Shamanic Illuminations Exhibition Dec 2011

ArtNews Review of ‘Shamanic Illuminations’ Exhibition in New York at the ACA Galleries. The Art of Pablo Amaringo, Alex Grey and Mieshiel    ...
by Shamanism & Visionary Art on Feb 9, 2012


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