Tag: outsider art

La Wilson’s Homage to Jackson Pollock I

Enjoy the many surprising and delightful details in La Wilson’s 1980 assemblage Homage to Jackson Pollock I by 1980 (Purchased, by exchange, with funds from Mrs. William B. Haynes, 2006.35) Learn more.

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A Look Back Into the Archives: Folk Art

By Mandy Tomasik, KSU library and information science practicum studentIf you haven’t seen the new Butch Anthony: Vita Post Mortum exhibition yet, you really should. It’s phenomenal, and actually only the latest in a long line of folk, outsider and self-taught artist exhibitions here at the Akron Art Museum.“But wait,” you say. “Doesn’t the Akron Art Museum have a modern and contemporary focus? What’s with the folk art?” I think Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. says it best: “American folk art both is and has been

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