American Folk Art MuseumThe American Folk Art Museum is an art museum in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, at 2, Lincoln Square, Columbus Avenue at 66th Street. It is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad.
Its collection holds over 8,000 objects from the 18th century to the present. These works span both traditional folk art and the work of contemporary self-taught artists and Art Brut. In its ongoing exhibitions, educational programming, and outreach, the museum showcases the creative expressions of individuals whose talents developed without formal artistic training.
Admission is free. The museum had record yearly attendance of more than 130,000 visitors. Provided by Wikipedia
Museum of American Folk Art encyclopedia of twentieth-century American folk art and artists / Chuck and Jan Rosenak ; contributors, Robert Bishop, Barbara Cate, Lee Kogan.
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American radiance: the Ralph Esmerian gift to the American Folk Art Museum / Stacy C. Hollander ; foreword by Gerard C. Wertkin ; essay by Ralph Esmerian ; principle photography by...
Published 2001“...Museum of American Folk Art....”
Self-taught artists of the 20th century : an American anthology / foreword by Gerard C. Wertkin ; Elsa Longhauser, curator, Harald Szeemann, curator ; Lee Kogan, project coordinato...
Published 1998“...Museum of American Folk Art....”
Published 1992“...Museum of American Folk Art....”
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Freely Accessible Arts & Humanities Journals: 1992 to 2008
Ammi Phillips: portrait painter, 1788-1865. Introd. by Mary Black. Catalog by Barbara C. and Lawrence B. Holdridge.
by Phillips, Ammi, 1788-1865.“...Museum of American Folk Art....”