"Throughout Jean Dubuffet's life, he collected "Outsider Art" i.e., Art by mentally deranged people, vagabonds, street urchins, and prisoners. He found inspiration in the seemingly asymmetric scrawling and the scratching of this kind of unintentional Graffiti and sought to convey that madness in his own Oil and Impasto Works.  Most of his works appear as primitive and doodling that is almost too basic...[like] a kindergarten kid."

What I LOVE about Jean Dubuffet was his tenacity. He may have quit a few times but he went back to his love, he went back to art. It is easy to just give up and decide we just can't do something because it is hard or because a few roadblocks have.

Jean Dubuffet (1901 – 1985)  1944 Telephone Torment lithograph 32.7 x 25.1 cm © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jean Dubuffet – 1944 Telephone Torment lithograph x cm © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jean Dubuffet. Man Eating a Small Stone (Homme mangeant une petite pierre). 1944

Jean Dubuffet - Man Eating a Small Stone (Homme mangeant une petite pierre)

Carlo Zinelli  CZ003  17" w x 26" h (framed)  guache on paper  $25,000

Carlo Zinelli, Verone, It. ( He was a schizophrenic outsider artist)…

Jean Dubuffet, Untitled from Matière et mémoire ou les lithographes à l’école by Francis Ponge [1944]

1944 Horseback Riding lithograph x cm © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jean Dubuffet, Personnage

Jean Dubuffet, Character, ink on paper, 26 x 21 cm

Carlo Zinelli 1916–1974 Born in San Giovanni Lopatoto, Italy

Carlo Zinelli Born in San Giovanni Lopatoto, Italy

Jean Dubuffet

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