Henry Darger

 

Henry Darger, Study of a Vivian Girl with Doll, Watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper, 12 x 9 inches. American Folk Art Museum, gift of Robert and Louise Kleinberg in celebration of granddaughter Cecelia Cooley

Henry Darger, Untitled (Idyllic Landscape with Children), Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pieced paper; double-sided 24 x 106 1/2 inches. American Folk Art Museum purchase with funds generously provided by John and Margaret Robson, 2004.

Henry Darger, Untitled (We will slam them with our wings), Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pieced paper; double-sided 24 x 106 1/2 inches. American Folk Art Museum purchase with funds generously provided by John and Margaret Robson, 2004.

Henry Darger, Untitled (Vivian Girls Watching Approaching Storm in Rural Landscape), Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pieced paper; double-sided, 24 x 108 3/4 inches. American Folk Art Museum, anonymous gift in recognition of Sam Farber, 2004.

Henry Darger, At 5 Norma Catherine. But Are Retaken., Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pieced paper; double-sided, 23 x 36 3/4 inches. American Folk Art Museum, gift Sam and Betsey Farber, 2003.

Henry Darger, 175 At Jennie Richee. Everything is allright though storm continues., Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pieced paper; double-sided, 24 x 108 1/4 inches. American Folk Art Museum purchase, 2001.

Images via the American Folk Art Museum, New York. I have to say, this museum has an amazing collection and puts on fantastic exhibitions. I recommend a visit.

Also worth noting is the book Henry Darger, a large volume filled with spreads deserving of the work, plus the autobiography History of My Life, A.

 

 

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