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American Folk Art Museum

Public Institution
American Folk Art Museum
45 West 53rd Street
New York City, NY 10019
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to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Henry Darger  2127
Hipkiss  3960
Josef Wittlich  17978
Eddie Arning  47422

to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Henry Darger  2127 7
Eugene von Bruenchenhein  3216 6
Martin Thompson  16731 4

to top Institution's artists also shown at:
  Cavin-Morris Gallery, USA 13 1
  Galerie St. Etienne, USA 12 2
  Galerie Hamer, Netherlands 12 2
  Andrew Edlin Gallery, USA 10 1

Foundation year: 1963
Eddie Arning  1898-1993, US
Henry Darger  1892-1973, US
Hipkiss  UK
Josef Wittlich  1903-1982, DE
 Previous Exhibitions   37
  Group showWhen the Curtain Never Comes Down

  Solo showWillem van Genk: Mind Traffic
  Solo showRalph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

  Solo showBill Traylor
  Solo showPrior Revealed

  Solo showFoiled: Tinsel Painting in America”
  Group showOoh, Shiny!
  Group showJubilation|Rumination: Life, Real and Imagined
  Solo showThomas Chambers (1808 - 1869): American Marine and Landscape Painter

  Group showThe Lost Heroes Art Quilt

Description Solo showFreelance Artist-Poet and Sculptor-Inovator-Arrow maker and Plant man-Bone ...
  Solo showHenry Darger: The Certainties of War
  Group showPerspectives: Forming the Figure
  Solo showThe Private Collection of Henry Darger

  Solo showUp Close: Henry Darger and the Coloring Book
  Group showApproaching Abstraction
  Solo showKaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern
  Solo showThe Treasure of Ulysses Davis

  Solo showUp Close: Henry Darger
  Solo showMartín Ramírez: The Last Works
  Group showIn the Atrium: Recent Gifts to the Collection
  Group showThe Seduction of Light: Ammi Phillips | Mark Rothko Compositions in Pink, Green, and Red
  Group showDargerism: Contemporary Artists and Henry Darger
  Solo showAsa Ames: Occupation Sculpturing
  Solo showEarl Cunningham's America

  Group showGilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: he Synagogue to the Carousel
  Group showThe Great Cover-up: American Rugs on Beds, Tables, and Floors
  Solo showMartín Ramírez

  Solo showA Deaf Artist in Early America: The Worlds of John Brewster Jr.
  Group showMidwestern Amish Quilts
  Solo showConcrete Kingdom: Sculptures by Nek Chand
  Group showWhite on White (and a little gray)

  Group showSurface Attraction: Painted Furniture from the Collection
  Group showObsessive Drawing
  Group showSelf and Subject
  Group showAncestry and Innovation: African American Art from the Collection

  Group showFold Art Revealed
Last update: 21 March 2016
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