self-taught art

  1. a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
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  • Because he was always painting at the outer limits of his ability, as self-taught artists must do, he never progressed in the traditional way.
  • After spending 10 years dreaming of staging a one-man exhibition in London, self-taught artist Michael Forbes could hardly have imagined how his dearest wish would come true.
  • A self-taught artist, Paul is introducing more abstract landscapes into this exhibition.
  • Their predecessors were also inspired by the work of self-taught artists but did not often acknowledge their influence.
  • Inside the museum, exhibits range from objects drawn from the traditional folk art - paintings, sculptures, weathervanes, flags, quilts - of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the works of contemporary self-taught artists.
  • It was years before the self-taught artist found his own style - and recognition.
  • A waiter by trade, a self-taught art historian and traveler, Breitwieser stole 239 works of art from 1995 to 2001 worth an estimated $1.4 billion in total.
  • He was one of the greatest self-taught artists Trinidad has produced.
  • Gary Engle, a self-taught artist, explains that the heart of his portfolio consists of images of nature that lean toward abstract expressionism.
  • He is a self-taught artist who began to develop his artistic skills at a very early age.
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