Intuit sends works from their Henry Darger Room Collection to Tokyo

Henry Darger / Spangled Winged Tuskorhorian Blengin / n.d. / Watercolor, carbon tracking, pencil on paper / 14 x 17 in. / Photo courtesy of Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is loaning works from their Henry Darger Room Collection to a museum in Tokyo. Darger’s body of work addresses disaster and warfare, and his art is marked by an aesthetic beauty that transcends the tragedies depicted. I wonder how his work will be received in the wake of the recent earthquake and nuclear meltdown that have devastated Japan?

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