Ann Percy 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 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The term "outsider art" came into use in the early&nbsp;</span>1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;from a French description for unrefined art. As&nbsp;</span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;Jim Cotter reports, the preferred term today is “self-taught,” and a single collection of such work is the focus of a <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/768.html" target="_blank"><strong>new, major exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</strong></a></span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5203 at http://wrti.org Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art