Category Archives: Outsider

In the Realms of the Unreal

Henry Darger’s daily life was circumscribed by a few Chicago blocks and peopled by a small group of acquaintances, while his imagination roamed over vast, troubled panoramas and produced one of the most extensive literary products in history.

In the Realms of the Unreal

Henry Darger’s daily life was circumscribed by a few Chicago blocks and peopled by a small group of acquaintances, while his imagination roamed over vast, troubled panoramas and produced one of the most extensive literary products in history.

End of the enigma

Schleinstein (more commonly known as Bruno S.) was the star of Werner Herzog’s 1974 film The Enigma of Kaspar Hausar and the later Stroszek. In recent years he had attracted attention for his idiosyncratic art and continued to perform in Berlin.

End of the enigma

Schleinstein (more commonly known as Bruno S.) was the star of Werner Herzog’s 1974 film The Enigma of Kaspar Hausar and the later Stroszek. In recent years he had attracted attention for his idiosyncratic art and continued to perform in Berlin.

The eternal enigma

Kaspar Hauser had evidently been confined to a 2 metre square room for much of his life, never catching sight of the person or persons who held him captive, a toy horse his only comfort.

The eternal enigma

Kaspar Hauser had evidently been confined to a 2 metre square room for much of his life, never catching sight of the person or persons who held him captive, a toy horse his only comfort.

Yield to Total Elation

Few artists were ever so comprehensively ignored in their own lifetime as A.G. Rizzoli. Working in complete isolation, he transformed the prose of architectural drawing into transcendental poetry.

Yield to Total Elation

Few artists were ever so comprehensively ignored in their own lifetime as A.G. Rizzoli. Working in complete isolation, he transformed the prose of architectural drawing into transcendental poetry.