American Visionary Art

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Martin Wong: Human Instamatic is a 2017 exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive which says: "Martin Wong: Human Instamatic features more than 100 works by Wong, whose singular aesthetic captures the rhythms of life in the multicultural urban communities he inhabited. BAMPFA's exclusive West Coast presentation of the internationally touring retrospective features an expanded roster of work that highlights the artist's formative emergence in the Northern California art scene of the 1970s." Also see Bronx Museum description  Accessed 11/17

Mr. Imagination: Chicago Self-Taught Artist was a 2014 exhibit at the Brauer Museum of Art with eclectic multimedia creations by the self-taught visionary artist Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack, 1948-2012). The exhibition includes selections from the extensive collection of Robert Alter and Sherry Siegel and was curated by Gregg Hertzlieb and Nina Corazzo, Walter E. Bauer Professor of Art. Link is to the exhibit catalog. Accessed 12/16

The Surreal Visions of Josephine Tota is a 2018 exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester which says: "It is this powerful body of work  -- dozens of intense paintings in egg tempera and gilding on board, completed at the end of her life -- that The Surreal Visions of Josephine Tota explores and advocates for inclusion into the canon of self-taught, visionary art." Also see press release and brochure.  Accessed 8/18

Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo is a 2018 exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of California Art which says: "Eduardo Carrillo's (1937-1997) artwork has been described as mystical, realistic, surreal, and visionary. His imagery, whether grounded in the everyday world or infused with magical realism, reflects his relationship to his native California and to his Mexican heritage, as well as to his early religious upbringing and respect for European traditions in art." Also see Museo Eduardo Carrillo  Accessed 2/18

Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo is a 2018 exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum  which says: "Eduardo Carrillo's artwork has been described as mystical, realistic, surreal, and visionary. His imagery, whether grounded in the everyday world or infused with magical realism, reflects his relationship to his native California and to his Mexican heritage, as well as to his early religious upbringing and respect for European traditions in art."  Also see Wikipedia information  Accessed 8/18

 

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