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106. AT SUNBEAM CREEK. Are with little girl refugees again in peril from forest fires. but escape this also, but half naked and in burned rags / At Torrington. Are persued by a storm of fire but save themselves by jumping into a stream and swim across as seen in next picture / At Torrington. They reach the river just in the nick of time. Their red color is caused by glare of flames.

Henry Darger

Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic

January 21, 2018–May 27, 2018

Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic unites more than two hundred and fifty works by twenty-one seminal and recently discovered self-taught artists, who will be introduced for the first time through the examination of the idiosyncratic structures of their lifelong, intricate narratives—notably, their sequential and developing aspects. Rare manuscripts, series of drawings, illustrated notebooks with coded texts, expanding cartography, journals, and multi-part collages will provide an art historical and pluridisciplinary perspective on the mechanisms behind visual storytelling.

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Untitled (Horse and Rider)

Martín Ramírez

Holding Space: The Museum Collects

March 5, 2018–July 5, 2018

Holding Space: The Museum Collects highlights the breadth of recent acquisitions by the American Folk Art Museum over the past five years.

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