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.
When the outsider art world comes into contact with scientific reality, then science turns around in favor of new theories, new formulas and new meanings.
Ashby’s “fixing-up” are incredible examples of his ability to synthesize complex situations without depriving them of a humorous and sometimes erotic vein.
Philadelphia Wireman, whatever his identity, possessed an astonishing ability to isolate and communicate the concepts of power and energy through the selection and transformation of ordinary materials.
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.
In 1972, and angel visited Zebedee Armstrong and proclaimed, “You have to stop wasting your time because the end of the world is coming.”