Henry Darger: Art by Any Means | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

Henry Darger: Art by Any Means | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

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American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

Henry Darger at the American Folk Art Museum

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

Henry Darger wrote thousands of pages about the Child Slave Rebellion, a sci-fi or fantasy story chronicling the Vivian Girls as they tried to escape from hostile rulers. He also illustrated the novels through a collage process utilizing newspaper and magazine cut-outs.

Henry Darger wrote thousands of pages about the Child Slave Rebellion, a sci-fi or fantasy story chronicling the Vivian Girls as they tried to escape from hostile rulers. He also illustrated the novels through a collage process utilizing newspaper and magazine cut-outs.

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

Henry Darger

Henry Darger

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

frills and colors and petals/all in the darkest home   HenryDarger

frills and colors and petals/all in the darkest home HenryDarger

Henry Darger (Man sieht eine Leiter, aber es ist leider keine Himmelsleiter, sondern eine "Galgenleiter". Wer soll gehängt werden?)

Henry Darger (Man sieht eine Leiter, aber es ist leider keine Himmelsleiter, sondern eine "Galgenleiter". Wer soll gehängt werden?)

Henry Darger Blengiglomenean serpents picture

Henry Darger Blengiglomenean serpents picture

'Realms of the Unreal': Henry Darger's Secret Life : NPR

'Realms of the Unreal': Henry Darger's Secret Life

'Realms of the Unreal': Henry Darger's Secret Life : NPR

More Henry Darger adventures."They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs" #expoDarger @MAM

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More Henry Darger adventures."They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs" #expoDarger @MAM

The fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

The fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

Henry Darger's Vivian Girls. The epic 15,000-page Realms is featured in RV 39 http://rawvision.com/articles/further-adventures-dargers-vivian-girls  and in RV 74 http://rawvision.com/articles/heroes-and-villains-henry-darger

Henry Darger's Vivian Girls. The epic 15,000-page Realms is featured in RV 39 http://rawvision.com/articles/further-adventures-dargers-vivian-girls and in RV 74 http://rawvision.com/articles/heroes-and-villains-henry-darger

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