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American Folk Art Museum, New York

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January 21 – May 27, 2018

"Vestiges & Verses: Notes from the Newfangled Epic" will show the work of 21 self-taught artists, with a focus on the writing practices of the artists. Artists include Adolf Wolfli, Henry Darger, Paul Laffoley, Aloïse Corbaz, Josep Baqué and Susan Te Kahurangi King. Organised by Valérie Rousseau, the exhibition will include rare manuscripts, drawings conceived in series, illustrated diaries, an evolving imaginary map, multi-part collages and journals with coded language. The works will be complemented by digital publications, audio recordings and short films.

American Folk Art Museum
47-29 32nd Place, Long Island City, NY 11101
www.folkartmuseum.org