LEE GODIE

LEE GODIE 1908-1994 | AMERICA Lee Godie (Jabot Emily Godee) was born in 1908 and she lived most of her life in Chicago. After the failure of her two marriages and the death of two of her four children, she became an homeless on the streets […]

EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN

1910-1983 | USA Eugene von Bruenchenhein è nato e cresciuto a Marinette (Wisconsin), dove ha trascorso gran parte della sua vita lavorando in una panetteria. Senza speranze di successo, l’artista autodidatta ha sviluppato una tecnica pittorica unica: usando le dita per manipolare rapidamente la pittura […]

HORST ADEMEIT

 1937-2010 | GERMANY Horst Ademeit was born in Cologne in 1937. Trained as a textile designer, he entered Joseph Beuys’ class at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf in the late 1960. Here his works were rejected because too conservative and academic; this fact led him to […]

MIROSLAV TICHÝ

MIROSLAV TICHÝ 1926-2011 | CZECH REPUBLIC I’m not a painter. Nor a sculptor. Neither a writer. I’m retired Tarzan. Miroslav Tichý Non sono un pittore. Né uno scultore. Né uno scrittore. Sono Tarzan in pensione.  Miroslav Tichý Miroslav Tichý was a photographer who from the 1960s until 1985 took […]

MORTON BARTLETT

1909-1992 | USA L’artista autodidatta Morton Bartlett, orfano all’età di otto anni – come Henry Darger a cui viene spesso paragonato – fu adottato da una ricca famiglia del Massachusetts. Questa gli permise di frequentare la Philipps Exter Academy e la Harvard University che lui […]