Illustrating the Inner: The work of Anna Zemánková

“If we make one criterion for defining the artist… the impulse to make something new… — a kind of divine discontent with all that has gone before, however good — then we can find such artists at every level of human culture, even when performing acts of great simplicity.” - Margaret Mead Following the threads … Continue reading Illustrating the Inner: The work of Anna Zemánková

Inside Out: Just how ‘Outside’ is Outsider Art?

During his daily country rounds of about 18 miles and with the help of this faithful wheelbarrow, French postman  Ferdinand Cheval picked up stones. Thirty three years later, this is the result - Le Palais Idéal - an astonishing example of what has been labelled Naïve art or  Art Brut -art created outside the boundaries … Continue reading Inside Out: Just how ‘Outside’ is Outsider Art?