museum of everything.

31 January 2010

Today I went to the ‘museum of everything‘, a true treasure trove of ‘outsider art’, from work made by hermits to hobos, from reverends to rookies. The space – a former dairy factory – was perfect for housing an extensive collection of fantastical drawings, paintings and sculptures. Little commentaries by the likes of Jarvis Cocker, Nick Cave and the big cheese of the art world, Hans Ulbrich Obrist, were fantastic ways of connecting the audience to the work:

haunting but beautiful watercolours by Henry Darger:

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