Great and Mighty Things http://wrti.org en Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art http://wrti.org/post/great-and-mighty-things-outsider-art-philadelphia-museum-art-0 <p sizcache="2" sizset="102">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The term "outsider art" came into use in the early&nbsp;</span>1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from a French description for unrefined art. As&nbsp;</span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Jim Cotter reports, the preferred term today is “self-taught,” and a single collection of such work is the focus of a </span><a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/768.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><strong><font color="#0c4ca2">major exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art that runs through June 9th.</font></strong></a></p><p></p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:11:42 +0000 Jim Cotter 5558 at http://wrti.org Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art