What Is Outsider Art?

Although the roots of Outsider Art can be traced back thousands of years, it is most useful to look back to its most recent precursor, art brut (Raw Art) to hear the most vital articulations of its true spirit. In his 1947 manifesto, French artist and curator Jean Dubuffet coined the term art brut as...


Inanimate Decor Stuff

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Inanimate decor stuff can be sold

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Rock Garden of Chandigarh

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The rock garden or Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a Sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India, also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of forty-acres (160,000 m²), it is completely built of industrial and home waste and thrown-away items... Know More

The Women's Movement by Radhaben Garva

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Collection of Radhaben Garva's Painting

Outsider Arts Fair

On 23rd and 24th of November 2014 we would be holding an Outsiders Fair; where the works of outsider artists would be exhibited and sold

We are organizing an outsider Art Fair in November and would love to have you with us. We will have an exhibition, workshops , a seminar and film shows on outsider Art. OUTSIDER Musicians will play live…you can join in. We are very keen to bring forward this group of unsung artists and all those who have talent but no degree, guru, gallery or platform. Especially those who use found objects to build beauty Lets bring out the OUTSIDERS. Look what happened to a quiet man called Nek Chand our very own most celebrated OUTSIDER ARTIST.

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The Outsider Arts Centre in Delhi is a place for artists/ by artists who are self taught and work beyond the conventional lines of Art, innovating and obsessed with their expressions. Like yours truly

India’s greatest and an internationally famed Outsider is Shri Nek Chand who has put his Rock Garden in Chandigarh on the International Map of Outsider art. And while Outsider Art fairs have become grand, huge, crowded affairs annually from New York to Paris to London… we are stuck with Contemporary.