Tag Archives: American Folk Art Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Inner Guard Robe, The Ward-Stilson Company, New London, Ohio, 1875–1925, velvet, cotton, and metal. COURTESY AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

‘Mystery and Benevolence’ at American Folk Art Museum, Selected by Mark Dion

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are selected by Mark Dion Read More

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


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

Through Saturday, July 18 Read More

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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


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