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Outsider Art

Matthew Higgs talking at White Columns, New York City, May 2017

Frieze Fairs - 14 May 2017

Matthew Higgs discusses White Columns, and what participation in Frieze New York means to the much-loved institution

Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

The term ‘outsider artist’ is tired – but it may soon take on new meaning 

John Hiltunen, Untitled, 2012, collage, 30 × 21 cm

In recent years, the work of self-taught artists has come to be contextualized within larger narratives of contemporary art.