Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger and his Vivian Girls. (watch the documentary.

“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

'They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs'. Henry Darger.

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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: Art by Any Means

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

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.

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.

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Henry Joseph Darger, Jr. (April 12, 1892-April 13, 1973)

Henry Darger---excellent display on view at Intuit Gallery, Chicago---including a replica of the room he worked and lived in

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

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

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

Henry Darger / STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Chicago, century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper. Darger pushed the limits of imagination and fantasy.

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Excerpts from The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion, by Henry Darger

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

Henry Darger, jeux d'enfants

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

Henry Darger: an incredibly underrated artist with an amazing and troubled mind

Henry Darger: an incredibly underrated artist with an amazing and troubled mind …

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