folk art

ATLANTA – This spring, the High Museum of Art will present “Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads,” an exhibition that celebrates the region’s self-taught artists and…

This spring, the High Museum of Art will present “Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads,” an exhibition that celebrates the region’s self-taught artists and offers a rare look at how their…

Last week Christie's and Sotheby's held their Americana Week auctions, featuring a range of folk art, fine furniture, decorative arts, and other treasures. Featured below are highlights of these…

The 19th-century Quaker artist Edward Hicks painted some of American folk art’s most cherished works.

In this film, Christie's Specialist Sallie Glover explains how, in a series of works…

A legacy of beauty, ingenuity, and craftsmanship in Skinner’s August Americana auctions

MARLBOROUGH, MA, Skinner’s tradition of notable Americana sales…

Self-taught artists—variously termed folk, primitive, visionary, naïve, outsider, and isolate—have played a significant role in the history of modernism, yet their contributions have been largely…