In Focus: The Fascination with Outsider Art

Here is the third installment of the 'In Focus' series, which sees regular question and answer sessions between me and PhD student Marion Scherr. This post looks at the increasing fascination with outsider art, and the lack of the artist's voice in exhibitions and publications. Marion Scherr (MS): Although ‘Outsider Art’ is still a niche … Continue reading In Focus: The Fascination with Outsider Art

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Artist Showcase: Ken Ricci

This latest Artist Showcase highlights the interesting collage work of Ken Ricci. If you would be interested in having a showcase of your work on the blog, please email kdoutsiderart@yahoo.com.  When did your interest in art/creating begin? . I started creating collages three years ago, covering the top and first three drawers of my black … Continue reading Artist Showcase: Ken Ricci

Clayton Landry: Animals and Inventions

This is the final installment in a series of posts introducing American artist Clayton Landry*. In this post, collector and supporter of Landry's work, George Lawrence, will focus on Landry's depictions of animals and inventions.  Landry and animals Kate Davey: Landry’s representations of animals are also very interesting. They are almost text-book diagrams of a … Continue reading Clayton Landry: Animals and Inventions

Help bring Laila Kassab’s work from Gaza to the UK

Arts charity Outside In need your help to bring the work of Palestinian artist Laila Kassab from Gaza to the UK. Laila Kassab is a self-taught Palestinian artist based in Gaza who creates beautifully colourful artworks reflecting her life experiences. Alongside fellow artist Greg Bromley, Laila has been awarded a co-commission from Pallant House Gallery … Continue reading Help bring Laila Kassab’s work from Gaza to the UK