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The James Castle Primer (An Exhibition)

November 15, 2018 — February 2, 2019 This exhibition included 62 artworks by American artist James Castle. With a few exceptions, all work in the exhibition is also featured in the recently published book, “The James Castle Primer”.

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The James Castle Primer and Exhibition

The James Castle Collection and Archive (JCCA) is pleased to present a new book and exhibition about American artist James Castle. The James Castle Primer, published by JCCA and produced by Lucia|Marquand is an 80-page book, with 54 color plates. It provides readers with concise, yet thorough overview of Castle’s life and art career. Nicholas…

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art exhibition opens at LACMA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host the West Coast presentation of Outliers and American Vanguard Art. The exhibition, organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, features James Castle’s works along with 80 self-taught and trained artists in the first major exhibition to explore key moments in American art history when avant-garde artists and outliers intersected, and how…

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art

June 24, 2018 — September 30, 2018 Some 300 works explore three distinct periods in American history when mainstream and outlier artists intersected, ushering in new paradigms based on inclusion, integration, and assimilation. The exhibition aligned work by such diverse artists as Charles Sheeler, Christina Ramberg, and Matt Mullican with both historic folk art and…

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art

Self-taught artists—variously termed folk, primitive, visionary, naïve, outsider, and isolate—have played a significant role in the history of modernism, yet their contributions have been largely disregarded or forgotten. Organized by the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), this exhibition of 250 diverse works by more than 80 trained and untrained artists reveals how the mainstream…

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Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle

April 24, 2018 — May 26, 2019 Since first displaying his art in 1963, the Boise Art Museum has been committed to exhibiting, collecting, and preserving the work of Idaho artist James Castle (1899-1977). His artwork is regularly featured in Permanent Collection exhibitions, and this is the tenth solo show of the artist’s work at…

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