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Six Decades Collecting Self-Taught Art: Revealing a Diverse and Rich Artistic Narrative

November 11, 2020–January 2, 2022

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.

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

 

 

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Eugene Von Bruenchenhein

PHOTO | BRUT: Collection Bruno Decharme & Compagnie

January 24, 2021–June 6, 2021
At the American Folk Art Museum
Lincoln Square, Manhattan

PHOTO | BRUT: Collection Bruno Decharme & Compagnie represents the first international glimpse into academically untrained artists in the field of photography.

 

 

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Hudsonian Curlew Weathervane

Artist unidentified

American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds

June 23, 2021–January 2, 2022
At the American Folk Art Museum
Lincoln Square, Manhattan

American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds reveals the beauty, historical significance, and technical virtuosity of American vanes fashioned between the late seventeenth and early twentieth centuries.

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