outsider artist

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outsider artist (plural outsider artists)

  1. An untrained artist who works outside of the mainstream.
    • 2022 March 3, Roberta Smith, “The Outsider Art Fair Returns, in Top Form”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN:
      What exactly is an outsider artist — who typically works in isolation without training and very little exposure to art — when the phenomenon is increasingly embraced by major galleries and museums and its greatest talents have entered the canon?

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