Betwixt and Between: Henry Darger's Vivian Girls Press Preview on April 11

 

CHICAGO, IL--Preview our latest exhibition, Betwixt and Between: Henry Darger's Vivian Girls, Tuesday, April 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Curator Leisa Rundquist will be available to answer questions about the artwork and themes of gender and sexuality present in Darger's work.

Please RSVP to alahandra@art.org

Betwixt and Between: Henry Darger's Vivian Girls is on view April 12 through September 4, 2017.

Special thanks to the American Folk Art Museum, New York, for its generous loans of Henry Darger artworks and archives.

The Henry Darger Room is open and on view all year at Intuit with guided tours available.

Image: Henry Darger (American, 1892-1973). Untitled, mid-twentieth century. Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing and collage on pierced paper, 24 x 106-½ in. Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York, museum purchase with funds generously provided by John and Margaret Robson, 2004.1.3B, Photo Credit: James Prinz, ©American Folk Art Museum / Art Resource NY ©2017 Kiyoko Lerner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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ABOUT INTUIT

Established in 1991, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is one of the premier museums of outsider and self-taught art in the world--with world class exhibitions; resources for scholars and students; a permanent collection of more than 1,200 works of art; the Henry Darger Room Collection; the Robert A. Roth Study Center, a non-circulating collection with a primary focus in the fields of outsider and contemporary self-taught art; and educational programming for people of all interest levels and backgrounds.

Intuit is open to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; and Monday school holidays. More information at www.art.org.

For more information and downloadable images and logos, please contact Maureen Jasculca, maureen@art.org