Arthur Borgnis

Arthur Borgnis – Eternity Has No Door of Escape: Encounters with Outsider Art (2018)

Icarus Films wrote:
“Outsider art” challenges established historical categories and transcends artistic movements. A translation of the French term art brut, a phrase coined by the painter and sculptor Jean Dubuffet in the aftermath of World War II, this label was applied to works produced by artists suffering from mental illness, practitioners of Spiritism, and self-taught visionaries. Their work compels viewers to question aesthetic and cultural norms, and the place attributed to those with disabilities in our society. Read More »