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The inaugural exhibition in the Audrey B. Heckler Gallery conveys the museum’s deep commitment to studying, preserving, and sharing the complexity, ingenuity, and historical relevance of self-taught art across time, cultures, and place.
Achilles G. Rizzoli (1896–1981, United States); Mother Symbolically Represented/The Kathredal; November 11, 1936; ink on rag paper; 27 3/4 x 47 5/8 in.; American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Audrey B. Heckler. Photography © Visko Hatfield, from The Hidden Art (Rizzoli Electa, 2017).
Arranged in the gallery are several works from the museum’s collection, as well as masterworks by Martín Ramírez, Barbus Müller (a.k.a. Antoine Rabany), and Achilles B. Rizzoli, all recently donated to the museum by its esteemed Trustee, Audrey B. Heckler.
Barbus Müller, a.k.a. Antoine Rabany (1844–1919, France); untitled; c. 1907–1919; granite; 16 x 9 x 8 in.; American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Audrey B. Heckler. Photography © Visko Hatfield.