naive art

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a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists

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Of the 191 naive art paintings at the museum, only two were not damaged and most have smudges on the glass, scratches and residue on the frames, dirt on the velvet matting and mold and insect infestation on the backing tape.
Culam added that she was also selected the top artist with the visitors' votes in Monte Carlo International Naive Art Exhibition which took place in Monaco between March 9 and 25.
Among her many fans was Morris Abrams, the late United States Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, who was an enthusiastic collector of naive art and had purchased several of her works.
We are heading to a folly, Le Palais Ideal, built in the 19th century by a simple uneducated postman, in the small hamlet of Hauterives, and described by Andre Malraux as the best architectural example of naive art in the world.
As she demonstrates, the alternative to examining works of literature and art for race, gender, or class content need not be naive art appreciation.
On both sides of the Atlantic, commercial figureheads, cigar-store carvings and showground figures have for far too long been dismissed under the category 'folk-art', giving the impression of an unsophisticated and naive art form.
See the paintings of the country's village artists at the Gallery of Naive Art at Cirilometodska 3 (open Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat and Sun to 1pm, entrance pounds 2).
Like naive art, "Orange Love Story" is flawed by conventional standards yet manages to connect on a primary emotional level.
In Australia and New Zealand, such works would also be known as naive art.
Discuss with students the difference between the academic tradition of painting versus naive art, or art produced by artists who have never received formal training.
Its solemn High Masses and seasonal liturgy can rightfully be called works of naive art and expressions of noncommercial, nonmass-produced, authentic culture.
In the previous discussion, two central goals of art education were posited: to encourage naive art consumers to adopt a more elaborate way of looking at the formal structure of paintings, and to elicit more interest in the paintings presented.
These paintings encompass abstraction, illustration, academic realism, comic-book graphics, and a melange of modernist styles, sometimes mixing several in a single frame; they allude to Renaissance painting, commercial art, naive art, surrealism, and poster art, among other visual cues.
At the same time, around 1960, in Senegal, an artistic style similar to this popular and naive art came to light, which was called "art negrifiant.