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"Memory Palaces: Inside the Collection of Audrey B. Heckler" at American Folk Art Museum, NY

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until January 26, 2020

The collection of Audrey B. Heckler is emblematic of the growth of the field of self-taught art in the United States, which manifests a strong interest for African American artists, a consistent attention on American classics, a curiosity for European art brut, and a search for international discoveries. For the last 27 years, Heckler – a long time and committed patron of the American Folk Art Museum  has surrounded herself with excellent examples by the most significant artists associated with this art niche, among them Emery Blagdon, Aloïse Corbaz, William Edmondson, August Klett, Augustin Lesage, Martín Ramírez, Thornton Dial, and Anna Zemánková.

American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023, USA