A quest for the authentic is likely to turn up nothing so real as the hunger that inspired it.
Signs and sights from Pulaski Road. This mosaic sign is one of the best. I’ve never seen another one like it.
It’s best not to confuse actual moral authority with lording it over your kids.
A selection of mostly handmade signage from San Diego.
“She keeps that blank face the whole time she’s talking.”
Check out the amazing video clips at http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=w2VNdDV6Vzo.
Follies of Europe: Architectural Extravaganzas, by Nic Barlow, Caroline Holmes and Tim Knox. Garden Art Press, 256 pages, 286 color illustrations, 2008. ISBN 1-87067-356-5 In the United States, writing on the environments of self-taught artists tends to place them within the outsider art context or, sometimes, within a specifically American tradition of individual expression. Follies […]
Collecting Madness: Outsider Art from the Dammann Collection, by Thomas RÃ¶ske, Bettina Brand-Claussen, Gerhard Dammann and others. Catalog by the Prinzhorn Collection, 224 pages, 101 illustrations, 2006. ISBN: 3-88423-265-7 It may seem like a cheap shot to call this volume schizophrenic, but between its own punning title and its divided sense of purpose, the description […]
Book Review: The Air Loom and Other Dangerous Influencing Machines, by Thomas RÃ¶ske, Bettina Brand-Claussen and others. Catalog by the Prinzhorn Collection, 256 pages, 92 illustrations, 2006. ISBN: 3-88423-237-1. This book, also a catalog for an exhibit at the Prinzhorn Collection, is even more focused on psychiatric issues than the Collecting Madness volume. In an […]