OAF underground! Outsider Art Fair Paris opens next Thursday. If you're in the metro look out for our posters located all across the city @ratp #parismetro @ville_de_paris_france @fiacparis #fiacweek
Part of #OAFParis's #SoloFocus : New Galleries / New Artists: Vivian Maier @les_douches_la_galerie (booth 4). Since 2009, Vivian Maier's uncovered posthumous photos have taken over street photography, leaving historians speechless with more than 130,000 negatives and prints. New to OAF this year, Les Douches la Galerie has represented Maier's work exclusively in France since 2013. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Vivian Maier, Self-portrait, 1955, silver gelatin print, 40 x 50 cm, printed posthumously by Steve Rikfin, Hanks Studio, New York. © Estate Vivian Maier/ John Maloof Collection/ courtesy of Howard Greenberg New York, les Douches la Galerie, Paris.
Not-to-miss at #OAF: returning exhibitor Galerie JP Ritsch-Fisch (booth 5) presents A.C.M.'s fragile and complex architectural sculptures; these miniaturized universes illustrate temporal decay with densely assembled typewriter parts and electronic circuitry. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: A.C.M., Untitled, n.d., Mixed media
@artpoolproject (booth 8) will return this year to showcase new work by the Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto dit Almighty God. His work is also on view at @quaibranly through January 2020 as part of their 20 Years exhibition, which draws attention to works from amongst more than 78,000 historic and contemporary pieces acquired since the museum's founding in 1998. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair #kwameakoto image: Kwame Akoto dit Almighty God, The eyes of the Lord, acrylic on wood, 22 x 30 cm
@rizomiarte returns to Paris with some excellent examples of Italian art brut. Located at booth 24, they will be showcasing never before seen Franca Settembrinis alongside one of the richest selections of Curzio di Giovanni's in existence. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Franca Settembrini, Il bacio (the kiss), 1990’s, crayon on paper, 100 x 60 cm
This piece by Eugène Gabritschevsky is a highlight at Galerie Les Yeux Fertile, booth 2. Before being admitted to an asylum, the artist studied heredity and genetic mutations. Though compared to Surrealists, Eugène had no knowledge of his contemporaries' artistic movement. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Eugène Gabritschevsky, untitled, n.d., gouache and watercolor on paper, 20 x 29.5 cm
OAF is excited that this year's Art Absolument Prize for Outsider Art, will honor a living female self-taught artist. Organized by collector @rieger_hannah the recipient will be announced live at the fair at @artabsolument booth 44, Friday October 18 at 7:30PM. 2019 nominees include: Samaneh Atef @galeriepolysemie Carol Bailly #galeriedumarche Caroline Demangel @cavinmorrisgallery Anne Marie Gbindoun @rizomiarte Vera Girivi and Elisabetta Zangrandi @jamesbarronart Susan Te Kahurangi King @andrewedlingallery Momoko Nakagawa and Misaki Ohya #yukikokoidepresents Latefa Noorzai @creativegrowth Image: Installation of works by Tomasz Machcinski, recipient of the Art Absolument Prize for Outsider Art 2018, at TAK Gallery, Outsider Art Fair Paris 2018.
@gliacrobati_artgallery (booth 30) returns to #OAFparis showing work of a select group of artists from their Turin-based studio, including the vivid paintings of Giacomo de Vito. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Giacomo De Vito, Disperazione, 2018, oil on canvas, 82 x 70 cm
We are pleased @hallesaintpierre will return to #OAFParis with their world-famous bookstore. During the fair, they will host a series of book signings and presentations in booth 40, including authors Celine Delavaux (Art Brut. The Guide), Baptiste Brun (Jean Dubuffet : A Barbarian in Europe), Bruno Montpied (Does art brut Exist?), and Bruno Decharme (Photo-Brut). #outsiderartfair #oafparis Image: Book signing, Librairie Halle Saint Pierre, OAF Paris 2018
#OAFParis welcomes British gallery @nickholmesfineart to booth 37. He will feature a solo presentation of the work by sculptor and painter Steve Goddard. #outsiderartfair #stevegoddard Image: Steve Goddard, Songhi Mask, 2018, silver, 28 cm
Big-ups to @white_columns and @hainyc for landing on this week's @nymag ’s approval matrix. Highbrow+Brilliant = Outsider!
New to #OAFParis, @jamesbarronart is exhibiting Italian artist @zangrandielisabetta in booth 27. Fascinated by nature and hiking, Zangrandi paints on multiple materials including atypical surfaces such as rocks and pumpkins to showcase her big-eyed, brightly colored, figures and landscapes. #outsiderartfair #oafparis Image: Elisabetta Zangrandi; 2019 Vento acrylic on panel (36.5 x 34cm)
For his second showing at #OAFParis @galeriedumoineauecarlate is exhibiting work by Eugène Maurice Lambourdière in booth 34. Preferring being referred to as inventor rather than artist, Maurice's compositions incorporate UFOs and geometrical figures. #outsiderartfair #oafparis Image: Eugène Lambourdière dit Maurice, Untitled, 2019, mixed media, 29.7 x 42 cm
@galeriebeatricesoulie is back at #OAFparis in booth 33 exhibiting l'art singulier. The term first appeared during the exhibition Les Singuliers de l'Art in 1978 at the @museedartmodernedeparis and includes self-taught artists who have established a distance from official art and claim a certain spontaneity with their work. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Artists of the gallery, The Reservation in the Open, 2018, Mixed techniques, 100 x 100 cm
New to Paris this year, @bigtowngallery (booth 29) is presenting Jason Horwitz, Helen Matteson, and Rick Skogsberg. They will also debut several new works from Jordan MacLachlan's animalvegetablemineral series. Presentation in association with @marionharrisparkavenue Image: Jordan MacLachlan, Upside-down Cycling, 2019, painted clay and crystals, 20.3 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm
Do you #artbrut ? Discover works by established masters and new artists from 43 exhibitors from around the world at the only fair devoted to Self-Taught Art, Art Brut, and Outsider Art. Presale tickets for the 7th edition of #OAFParis are now available! Link to purchase in bio. #fiacweek #outsiderartfair
Come check out highly sought after Shinichi Sawada @j_lgallery (booth 22). His sculpture has been featured at 2013 @venice.art.biennale , @rawvisionmagazine issue 102, and OAF’s 'Doors of Perception' booth @friezeartfair 2019. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Shinichi Sawada, Untitled (72), 2018, ceramic, 22 x 20 x 19 cm
@galerie_fmoisan booth 29. Ayako Miyawaki’s works to revolutionize the art of Japanese Appliqué. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Ayako Miyawaki, Langouste, n.d., mixed textiles, 70.5 x 51 cm
@galerieatelierherenplaats (booth 18) returns to #OAFParis with the robust work of Minke de Fonkert (b. 1965). She has worked daily for over 16 years on lively illustrations of characters from her dreams, including animals and monsters from her unconscious. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Minke de Fonkert, Untitled, 2016, graphite and pencil on paper, 70 x 100 cm
Visit @galeriepolysemie at booth 35 who will include Raymond Reynaud among many other great artists. Image: Raymond Reynaud, Clown, 1980, mixed technique on paper, 105 x 74 cm #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair#oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair
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@maroncelli12 is back at #OAF at booth 26! They will show a selection of largely anonymous works from the historical atelier of San Giacomo alla Tomba psychiatric hospital in Verona attended by Carlo Zinelli. They will also exhibit Egidio Cuniberti's sculptures made of found ice cream sticks and street waste alongside Franca Settembrini's feminine universe of young women and singers. #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Carlo Zinelli, Untitled, n.d., Tempera on paper, 35 x 50 cm, courtesy of Maroncelli 12
Give a warm welcome to one of our new exhibitors, KunstRaum WerkStadt Lebenshilfe, Nürberg, a workshop for the mentally diverse founded in 2011. Occupying booth 28, KunstRaum will bring works by four artists: Harald Alfa, Daniel Moser, Efthymia 'Effi' Sampsonidou, and Nina Weber. Highlight: this massive map-drawing by Daniel Moser! #oafparis2019 #outsiderartfair Image: Daniel Moser, Paris, 2015-17, Colored art pen on paper, 16 pieces, each 30 x 42 cm, courtesy of KunstRaum WerkStadt Lebenshilfe, Nürberg.
Shout out to @pacegallery for their awesome new digs. Some call it the building that @bonettikozerski Architecture built but we call it the home of #jeandubuffet the godfather of Art Brut! Image: Jean Dubuffet, Childbirth (detail), March 1944 oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 3/4 inches, collection MoMA New York.