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Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic

01/21/18 through 05/27/18 | Time Vary

American Folk Art Museum

2 Lincoln Square, Map

212-595-953


21-01-2018 12:00:00 27-05-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic | Time Vary 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. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=273919 American Folk Art Museum American Folk Art Museum

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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.

Venue Description: Tues.-Thurs. & Sat., 11:30am-7pm; Fri., noon-7:30pm; Sun., noon-6pm. Closed Mon. Free admission.

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