Author(s): John Maizels
Outsider Art has been gaining increasing attention over the past two decades. It has been described as the hidden face of contemporary art . Hidden, secret, or reclusive it may have been, but today the large international following for Outsider Art stands as a testimony to its unique power and individuality. The Outsider Art Sourcebook is the only international publication to act as a comprehensive guide through this fascinating field. It leads its readers to make their own discoveries, showing where collections and exhibitions of Outsider Art can be found and how to visit the most sensational of the visionary environments. With full-page entries for almost 250 artists and environments and listings of specialist galleries, museums and organisations, the Outsider Art Sourcebook is essential reading for enthusiasts and beginners alike."