Outsider Art

Joseph Yoakum, Mt. Gilbert of Appalachian Mtn. Range Polkazinn Pennsylvania, Jan 29, 1965. Pencil, Pen, Colored Pencil on Paper, 12 x 18 inches. Courtesy Carl Hammer Gallery

Frieze and the Outsider Art Fair present “The Doors of Perception” curated by artist Javier Téllez

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 

By Dan Fox
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.

By Jonathan Griffin