Folk art, outsider art, folk art museums and galleries, art brut, naive art; a guide to top websites
American Folk Art Museum
Since 1961 the American Folk Art Museum has been shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications, and educational programs.
American Visionary Art Museum
The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is America’s official national museum and education center for intuitive, self-taught artistry
Art Brut Collection, Lausanne, Switzerland
Heir to a unique collection of international renown, the Collection de l’Art Brut is deeply committed to discovering, researching and preserving this art on the fringes of mainstream artistic practices.
Nek Chand Foundation
The Nek Chand Foundation, India, a registered charity, was formed in 1997 with the aim of supporting Nek Chand’s work and raising awareness of his Chandigarh Rock Garden throughout the world.
Museums of folk art *
American Folk Art Museum
Exhibits in New York City feature 18th- and 19th-century paintings, quilts, sculptures, and the work of contemporary self-taught artists.
Swedish folk art, costumes and textiles. Dalarna, Sweden.
Folk Arts Rajasthan
Non-profit organization dedicated to celebrate the ancient cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Located in New York.
Museum of Greek Folk Art
Located in Athens.
Museum of International Folk Art
Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Outsider Art Museum
Located in Moscow, Russia.
Québec Museum of Folk Culture
Clothing, textiles and folk art. Located in Trois-Rivières.
Romanian Folk Art Museum
Located in Philadelphia.
Naive art *
Naive art, a history with examples.
The World History of Art
Croatian Naive Art Gallery & Museum Collection
A Unique Art Gallery located on the St Petersburg Pier with museum-quality reverse glass oil paintings on glass from Croatia for sale.
Outsider art *
Henry Boxer Gallery
The Henry Boxer Gallery website showcases a diverse collection of artwork by many of the world’s most extraordinary Outsider, Visionary and Self-Taught artists, as well as emerging new talent.
INTUIT. The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
A not-for-profit organization promoting public awareness, understanding and appreciation of intuitive and outsider art through education and exhibitions.
The Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-Taught and Outsider Art
This website offers historical resources, information about the collection, artists, news and current exhibitions.
The Museum of Everything
London’s first ever space for artist and creators living outside our modern society.
An international magazine of outsider art, art brut and contemporary folk art.
Gallery, biographical information, educational information.
Outsider Art Online Exhibition Gallery
Showcases outsider artists. Art submissions and representation available.
Collecting Outsider Art and Folk Art
Information on collecting outsider art and American folk art.
Outsider Artists *
Maud Lewis. Wikipedia
Maud Lewis (March 7, 1903 – July 30, 1970) was a Canadian folk artist from Nova Scotia. She remains one of Canada’s best known folk artists.
Goldengrin, Pul Salvador
Goldengrün, Paul Salvador. Paul Salvador Goldengrün. Dreams and Nightmares
Traum- und Alptraumbilder . Authentische Kunst wie von einem anderen Stern . The Divine Ones, The Diabolic Ones…
da Rosario, Arthur Bispo