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Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy - a book by Elledge, Jim

Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy

The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist

Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy( )
Author: Elledge, Jim
ISBN:978-1-59020-855-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Overlook Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Utterly unknown during his lifetime, Henry Darger led a quiet, secluded existence as a janitor on Chicago's North Side. When he died, his landlord discovered a treasure trove of more than three hundred canvases and more than 30,000 manuscript pages depicting a rich, shocking fantasy world—many featuring hermaphroditic children being eviscerated, crucified, and strangled. While some art historians tend to dismiss Darger as possibly psychotic, Jim Elledge cuts through...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.7 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.38 Pounds

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