In the garden around his house Mark Hogancamp built a Belgian town on a scale of 1:6, setting it during the Second World War: he named it Marwencol, in honour of his name and the two girls he fell in love with in his youth, Wendy and Colleen.
The first time I saw Elke Tangeten’s works was 2015 and I was at the presentation of the collective artistic project “Ave Luïa”, produced by La “S” Grand Atelier between 2013 and 2015 and exhibited at the Collection ABCD in Montreuil (Paris) for a few days.
Lela Lombard’s digital work is pure psychic automatism that remains in an immaterial level and is difficult to perceive with the normal senses, as a result of an intuitive elaboration that finds its creative process in “nothing”.
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 of Chicago.
EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN(1910-1983 | USA) Eugene von Bruenchenhein was born and grew up in Marinette (Wisconsin), where he spent most of his working life employed in a bakery. The self-taught artist developed his own unique painting technique: using his fingers to rapidly manipulate the thin wet oil paint, he created magical swirls and twists of bright, […]
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 left the total art world.
Miroslav Tichý was a photographer who from the 1960s until 1985 took thousands of pictures of women in his hometown of Kyjow, in the Czech Republic, where he was born in 1926, using homemade cameras constructed of cardboard tubes, tin cans and other at-hand materials.
The self-taught artist Morton Bartlett, orphaned at the age of eight – like the compared Henry Darger – was adopted by a wealthy couple of Massachusetts. They permitted him to enrolled at Philipps Exter Academy and Harvard University, that he left for bec