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

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

STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Henry Darger (1892–1973), Chicago, mid-20th century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper  12 x 9 in.  American Folk Art Museum, gift of Robert and Louise Kleinberg in celebration of granddaughter Cecelia Cooley, 2004.15.1, © Kiyoko Lerner, photo by Gavin Ashworth

STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Henry Darger (1892–1973), Chicago, mid-20th century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper 12 x 9 in. American Folk Art Museum, gift of Robert and Louise Kleinberg in celebration of granddaughter Cecelia Cooley, 2004.15.1, © Kiyoko Lerner, photo by Gavin Ashworth

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.

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 fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

The fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

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