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Outsider Art Museum Reviews
LOVED this museum, and if you're an outsider, self taught, folk art fan, you'll love it, too. What's so amazing to me is to see that European self taught artists were creating works of art very simila... more »
Jean Dubuffet was al snel na WO-I geïnteresseerd in kunst van 'onafhankelijken'. Soms mentaal beperkt, soms puur eigenzinnig. Filosofie van Dubuffet was, dat academische opleiding alleen maar afleidde... more »Jean Dubuffet was soon after WW-I interested in art of ' independents '. Sometimes mentally limited, sometimes purely quirky. Dubuffet's philosophy was that academic training only distracted from the essence. In Outsider Museum now part of collection to see, which Dubuffet gathered between say 1924 and 1950. In the beginning, this art was considered irrelevant. Gradually as a valuable addition to the ' Canon's.
It was certainly interesting but honestly it was so "outside" that it looked like kids did it. Hey I guess that's art for you. Who's to say. Your enjoyment levels may vary.
Loved it. Great art, in a beautiful building. Worth the trip.
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