Art brut : Jean Dubuffets revolutie in de kunst = Jean Dubuffet's revolution in art / auteurs, Hans Looijen, Sarah Lombardi ; vertaling, Olaf Brenninkmeijer [and 2 others]
- Other Title:
- Jean Dubuffet's revolution in art
- Amsterdam : Outsider Art Museum,  , ©2019
225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Art brut -- Exhibitions.
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-1985 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Collection de l'art brut (Lausanne, Switzerland) -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Switzerland -- Lausanne -- Exhibitions.
- Text in Dutch and English
- Immediately after the Second World War the artist and collector Jean Dubuffet embarked on his search for new, pure and spontaneous works of art, remote from the established order. On his journey he visited psychiatric institutions and prisons, created a networks of intellectuals, poets, painters and collectors. During his various encounters he collected works which in his opinion were the proof that this art form, the one produced by people with no specific education to art, deserved a place in the art world. Established assumptions, academic views and standards must be cast aside in favour of a new, pure and spontaneous art. This exhibition provides a reconstruction of the basic ideas of Art Brut, with reference to the works assembled by Dubuffet. Why did he purchase some works but not others? Which criteria did he use when collection work, and what information did he collect? And what became of the artists whose work he collected for his Compagnie de l'Art Brut? Exhibition: Outsider Art Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (31.01.-25.08.2019)
- Catalog of an exhibition organized by Outsider Art Museum, Amsterdam and held at Hermitage Amsterdam, January 31-August 25, 2019.
This exhibition is a partial reconstruction an exhibition organized by Jean Dubuffet, held at Galerie René Drouin, Paris, October-November, 1949.
- Brenninkmeijer, Olaf, translator.
Looijen, Hans, author.
Lombardi, Sarah, 1972- author.
Hermitage Amsterdam, host institution.
Outsider Art Museum.
- Art brut (Outsider Art Museum)
Art brut (Outsider Art Museum) English
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