Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection

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March 3, 2013
June 9, 2013

Featuring over two hundred works dating from the 1930s to 2010 by twenty-seven self-taught American artists, the exhibition "Great and Mighty Things": Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz seeks to further the dialogue concerning the intersection of outsider art with mainstream modern and contemporary art. Outsider artists—untrained individuals who employ unusual materials and methods to create their art independently of familiar styles, trends, or movements—rarely have the advantages of money, education, or art-school training. Instead, the inventive, everyday quality and t