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Detour Art: Outsider, Folk Art, and Visionary Environments Coast to Coast - Art and Photographs from the Collection of Kelly Ludwig

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Serving as a vibrant primer for people new to Outsider Art and love letter to those fairly familiar with it, Detour Art brings art and images by visionaries, untrained artists, and folk creators found along the back roads of America. It honors the creative spirit that is at once traditional and whimsical, spiritual and irreverent, earthy and sublime.

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Hardcover, 156 pages
Published October 30th 2007 by Kansas City Star Books
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Bill
Aug 08, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Detour Art is an excellent survey of contemporary folk art and outsider art. Kelly includes art from the whole country not just from southern United States which is the region many collectors and galleries concentrate on so one gets a whole new broader perspective on folk art/ outsider art in this country. In addition to the giants of the field, Kelly includes relatively unknown artists and new comers. In other words she takes you out of the musuems and into the real world of folk art. The book ...more
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