Outsider Art: The Collection of Victor Keen

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Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
210 N. Santa Fe Ave.
81003 Pueblo , CO
United States
Phone: 719-295-7200
38° 16' 8.8068" N, 104° 36' 25.056" W
Colorado US
Event Date: 
Oct 5 2019 - 11:00am to Jan 12 2020 - 4:00pm
October 5, 2019 - January 12, 2020 Coffee with the Collector- Sunday, October 6 from 11:30 - 12:30 - White Gallery In her book, Great and Mighty Things*, Ann Percy defines Outsider Art: Originally used to describe art that was created by individuals coping with mental illness or living outside the boundaries of established culture, the term “outsider art” is now used more generally to encompass a great many artists who can more accurately be identified as “self-taught.” The majority of these artists do not necessarily earn their livings creating paintings or sculpture; to the contrary, they exist with limited or no connection to the art world as we define it via galleries, museums, schools, curators, dealers, critics and collectors. To put it simply, outsider art is made by individuals who are driven to create by their own particular inner compulsions. *Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2013 Open Wed-Sat 11AM-4PM, Sun 12-4PM. $10 Adult / $8 Child, Seniors 65+, Military. Members free.