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Author Philadelphia Museum of Art, owning institution

Title "Great and mighty things" : outsider art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz collection / edited by Ann Percy ; with Cara Zimmerman ; contributions by Francesco Clemente, Lynne Cooke, Joanne Cubbs, Bernard L. Herman, Ann Percy, Colin Rhodes, and Cara Zimmerman
Published Philadelphia, Penn. : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New Haven ; London : in association with Yale University Press, [2013]
Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New Haven, CT : in association with Yale University Press, [2013]


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Description xiv, 269 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents Introduction / Ann Percy ; Resonances : a discussion of collecting with Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz / Darielle Mason and Cara Zimmerman -- Catalogue / Cara Zimmerman -- Essays. A quickening of the spirit / Francesco Clemente ; Orthodoxies undermined / Lynne Cooke ; Voices from the Black South / Joanne Cubbs ; Travels in the mind and market / Cara Zimmerman ; Canons, collections, and the contemporary turn in outsider art : a conversation / Bernard L. Herman and Colin Rhodes ; Appendix. Scientific study of selected works from the Bonovitz Collection / Ken Sutherland and Beth A. Price
Summary The contemporary art world has been challenged and invigorated by outsider art - works by self-taught practitioners who, by definition, have little to do with mainstream art production, but are nonetheless actively engaged with the visual culture of their time and place. This book explores the collection of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz
Notes "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 3-June 9, 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bonovitz, Jill (Jill F.) -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Bonovitz, Jill (Jill F.) -- Art collections.
Bonovitz, Sheldon M. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Bonovitz, Sheldon M. -- Art collections.
Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
Outsider art -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Outsider art -- Private collections -- United States.
Outsider art -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Outsider art -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Outsider art -- United States -- History -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Outsider artists -- United States.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Clemente, Francesco, 1952- author
Cooke, Lynne, author
Cubbs, Joanne, author
Herman, Bernard L., 1951- author
Percy, Ann, editor of compilation
Rhodes, Colin, author
Zimmerman, Cara, editor of compilation, author
Philadelphia Museum of Art, host institution
LC no. 2012953663
ISBN 0300191758 (Yale)
9780300191752 (Yale)