New scholarship offers insights into the life of the elusive early American artist Mary B. Tucker
The American Folk Art Museum shows off a recent gift of quilts
Once we abandoned the benign condescension about folk art several decades ago, it became possible to see the field for what it really is: a perpetual boundary breaker.
A new exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum explores the relationship between commerce and folk art in old New York
This summer, three notable exhibitions around the country present wonderful selections of … call it what you will: folk art, self-taught art, craft, or just plain “art.”
Vestiges & Verse at the American Folk Art Museum
The life and work of Everet Howard, early American silhouette artist.
Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) was an itinerant Mexican laborer who, homeless in California in the 1930s and arrested for vagrancy, was diagnosed with schizophrenia and spent the rest of his life confined to state psychiatric institutions. Ramírez was also, by many lights, one of the more brilliant artists of the twentieth century.
A new exhibition at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles is the latest showcase for the powerful work of assemblage artist Betye Saar.
As part of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum’s continuing celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of its founding, a new showcase of some fifty pieces from the museum’s permanent collection has been mounted for a long-term exhibition titled America’s Folk Art.