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In Chicago, Outsider Art Expert Michael Bonesteel, Feeling School Officials' Pressure, Resigns Longtime Teaching Position

Complaints from students in classes taught by Bonesteel led to the school's reduction of his teaching workload -- and to his decision to resign from his teaching post.

Claims that SAIC discriminated against Outsider Art and banned Outsider Art texts have been refuted, and the school says it has not censored the content of Bonesteel’s courses.


until August 22, 2017
Artists with cognitive impairments from across Europe can now submit entries to the euward award

June 21–25, 2017
The first solo exhibition for the late Japanese artist Masao Obata

until April 2, 2018
With over 100 self-taught artists and almost 2,000 artworks, this is The Museum of Everything’s most expansive show to date

through June 24 and June 30
Catch Doi's works at Ricco/Maresca and Repi Doll Gallery

June 3, 2017 – April 1, 2018
African American Southern art from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

through July 1, 2017
Beverly Baker is known for her drawings made with ballpoint-pen ink on paper

June 16–25, 2017
Drawings by Arkansas artist Rosemary Ollison.