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

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“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

<i>Second Battle of McAllister Run they are pursued </i> (détail) d'Henry Darger. <i/>

Henry Darger, jeux d'enfants

<i>Second Battle of McAllister Run they are pursued </i> (détail)…

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 13 Most Amazing Outsider Artists of All Time

Henry Darger, famous for his posthumously discovered single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinnian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion.

The History of My Life Henry Darger (1892-1973) ,Volume VIII, cover

The History of My Life Henry Darger ,Volume VIII, cover. Henry took…

Some Believe That He Murdered ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Henry Darger: Reclusive Genius, Outsider Artist, And Possible Child Murderer

Henry Darger: Reclusive Genius, Outsider Artist, And Possible Child Murderer

Some Believe That He Murdered . is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Henry Darger: Reclusive Genius, Outsider Artist, And Possible Child Murderer

Henry Darger, 'Make daring escape,' 1910-1970, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Henry Darger, 'Make daring escape,' Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Style: naive art His work is important because it shows that an untrained person can create beautiful artwork and even become well known because of it

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.

“ Examples from iconic Chicago “outsider artist” Henry Darger c. Perhaps the best known artist of the genre, Darger has been coming up a lot lately due to his influence on.

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

-Henry Darger -Untitled (Idyllic Landscape with Children) -Naïve art -The story of war and peace and of good versus evil throughout his paintings loosely parallels many of the events of the American Civil War.

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.

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