Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum is showing at AFAM through August 17, 2014, before touring to Davenport, San Diego, Fort Worth, New Orleans and Saint Louis.
Kohler Foundation, Inc. of Kohler, Wisconsin, has announced plans to preserve Pasaquan, the colourful art environment created by Eddie Owens Martin, known as St. EOM, located near Buena Vista, Georgia. Upon completion, Pasaquan will be gifted to the Columbus State University Foundation. The university will breathe life into the site with events, programming, educational activities and tours.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Sam Doyle: The Mindâ€™s Eye - Works from the Gordon W. Bailey Collection, opening May 3 and continuing through August 17, 2014. Sam Doyle was born in 1906 on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina, the center of the regionâ€™s Gullah community where African cultural influences thrived. He began making paintings on cast-off sheet metal and wood panels in 1944; most were portraits of people and events important to his community. He placed the paintings in the yard of his clapboard house in a museum-like display. By the time Doyle retired in the...
For three years, Gugging Museum will show principal works by Gugging artists. 101 masterpieces are featured in gugging meisterwerke.! including works by Johann Hauser, Rudolf Horacek, August Walla, Philipp SchÃ¶pke and Oswald Tschirtner. Also at Gugging, small formats.! and Ingolf Ebelingâ€™s postcard project will run until September 7, 2014.
Am Campus 2, 3400 Maria Gugging Austria
Collector Konecny, along with Mario Ciccioli, an artist from Tuscania, and Pietro Moschiniâ€™s daughter and heir, Rosario Falasca-Moschini, worked together to transform Moschiniâ€™s house in Tuscania into a small museum. Completed in May 2013, the museum has officially opened as Casa-Museo Moschini.
Via della Scrofa, 8 Tuscania VT-Lazio 01017 Italy
Art Brut - Japan - Switzerland opens a dialogue between the outsider art worlds of Japan and Switzerland. Works by well-known artists such as Shinichi Sawada are shown alongside newer discoveries including Yuki Fujioka, Yu Fujita and Makoto Ozu. In the context of the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan, an international conference with speakers from Japan and Europe will take place October 17â€“18, 2014 at Museum im Lagerhaus and the University of ZÃ¼rich.
Davidstrasse 44, CH-9000, St. Gallen, Switzerland