Tag Archives: American Folk Art Museum


Retrospective
Jean Dubuffet, Paysage aux argus, 1955, collage with butterfly. ©PROLITTERIS, ZURICH. COLLECTION FONDATION DUBUFFET, PARIS

‘I Am Convinced Art Has Much to Do with Madness’: Jean Dubuffet Paints a Picture, in 1952

Much to the horror of the art-world elite in 1950s France, Jean Dubuffet’s work had a tendency to look like it was made by an amateur. His paintings, which have chunky surfaces that look either like vomit or shit, feature … Read More


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Morning Links: Burnt Painting Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Cy Gavin, Spittal Pond, Bermuda, 2015, acrylic, oil, chalk, staples on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SARGENT'S DAUGHTERS

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!

A guide to weird and wild contemporary-art quilts by conceptualists, code-breakers, feminists, fashionistas, Afrofuturists, and street artists Read More


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Where Folk Art Meets High Fashion

A show at the American Folk Art museum features wondrous outfits inspired by objects in the collection Read More