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Outsider Art at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Untrained art, instinctual art, outsider art, there’s a dozen terms for it and no clear definition; if you want to get technical about it, Van Gogh was “untrained”. That said, there’s a certain commonality to work that rides around under the “outsider” moniker, and Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection, the new exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum, proves that, in its way. The show features eminences like Henry Darger, Anna Zemankova and James Lloyd, and opens Friday. (FULL ARTICLE: Mary Louise Schumacher, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)