Cory Rosenberg

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This Land is Our Land: A Look at How Outsider Art Defined America

While many self-taught artists helped define and change our perceptions of the art world, they also had a hand in helping shape and define America. At our current juncture, America appears to be harshly divided, and the question of what it means to be an American is being raised. While the history of America is […]

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Person and Place: Forging Connections with the Alabama Contemporaries of Ronald Lockett

Throughout the year, the work of Bessemer, Alabama born artist Ronald Lockett has been touring the country. The exhibition, Fever Within, is the first major retrospective of Lockett’s work. Lockett used the discarded tin scraps and steel that littered his post-industrial environment and transformed them into monumental works of beauty. His works express both his […]

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Art, History, and Artifact at The Slotin Folk Art Auction

November 12-13 marks the second installment of the bi-annual Slotin Folk Art Auction hosted in Buford, GA. For 23 years The Slotin festivals and auctions have been keystone avenues for bringing awareness of outsider art to the public. The annual Slotin Folk Fest that’s been held since the fair’s inception was discontinued this year due […]

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Equality and Materiality: Katherine Jentleson’s Vision for The High’s Folk and Self-Taught Art Collection

Since 1994 the High has developed one of the most established collections of folk and self-taught art in the country. In January of 2015, Katherine Jentleson was appointed to the position of Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA. Jentleson’s interest in self- […]

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