Why art is important
Art helps you understand and appreciate the world and yourself
It helps with emotional blue-balls
The work does not have to be ‘good’ to be worthwhile
Embrace the beginners mindset
Art does not have to be a solitary event
Make art, you’ll enjoy your life more
See below a selection of art I’ve created in the last 6 months. It’s crap, but its honest and I’ve put everything into it. So go ahead mock the art of disabled. x
What is outsider art?
Jean Dubuffet saw fine art as dominated by academic training, which he referred to as ‘art culturel’ or cultural art. For Dubuffet, art brut − which included graffiti, and the work of the insane, prisoners, children, and primitive artists was the raw expression of a vision or emotions, untramelled by convention. He attempted to incorporate these qualities into his own art, to which the term art brut is also sometimes applied.