The Blind Spots of Art History. How Wild Art Came to Be - and Be Ignored

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Published: 10.02.2020
Fig. 3: A. WARHOL, Brillo Box, 1964​.
Fig. 3: A. WARHOL, Brillo Box, 1964​

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In their book "Wild Art", David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro make a distinction between art found in galleries and museums and what we call wild art - the many art forms which are outside of the art world. This essay offers a critical political perspective on the development of wild art.