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Wölfli, Adolf, 1864-1930

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864-02-29 - 1930-11-06

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

A Marked Man and His World / van Genk, Willem ; Wolfli A ; Walla A ; Citroen P., 1998

 Item
Identifier: CC-50806-71884
Scope and Contents

An exhibition of "A Marked Man and His World" was held at Musem De Stadshof, Zwoll from October 1998 to january 1999, curated by Carolien Satink. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Art & Antiques. No.1/Jan / Wolfli A., 1995

 Item
Identifier: CC-26724-27194
Scope and Contents

Edward M. Gomez contributed an illustrated essay "Poetry and Pathos: The Story of Adolf Wolfli's Vision Fuels the Debate over Outsider Art and the Nature of Creativity." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1995

Art in America. No.3/Mar / Wolfli A ; Watts R., 1989

 Item
Identifier: CC-25018-25471
Scope and Contents

This issue includes an essay by Ann Temkin, curator of 20th century art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, that is entitled "Wolfli's Asylum Art." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Draftsman, Writer, Poet, Composer (Edited by Elka Spoerri) / Wolfli, Adolf ; Spoerri E ; Szeemann H ; Artaud A ; Breton A ; Cage J ; Cocteau J ; Dubuffet J ; Duchamp M ; Eluard P ; Ernst M ; Magritte R ; Messager A ; Ossorio A ; Michaux H ; Paz O ; Ranier A ; Riley T ; Spoerri D ; Tapie M ; Thomkins A ; Schwarz D ; Tinguely J ; Tzara T ; Warhol A ; Ratz M., 1997

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Identifier: CC-28523-29803
Scope and Contents

This well illustrated book clearly presents Wolfli's life, art, and pyschiatric disturbances. The editor indicates that Wolfli sold his art from the mental institution where he was confined until his death in 1930 of intestinal cancer. His work was rediscovered by Dubuffet after WW II. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

[Letter to Jean-Paul Curtay] / Musgrove, Victor; Wolfli A., 1983

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Identifier: CC-06143-6257
Scope and Contents

Musgrove, a British poet with a collection of Outsider Art (the outsider archive) writes about Adolf Wolfli: "It is also of particular importance that Wolfli was ahead of everybody - he invented collage combinations with painting around the turn of the century, included a Campbell soup can in a painting in 1904 and the sound poems were begun before DADA, and so on." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Outsider Art Opens Windows to Fierce Inner Turmoil / Glueck, Grace; Wolfli A., 1999

 Item
Identifier: CC-31785-33301
Scope and Contents

Review of "Private Worlds: Classic Outsider Art from Europe" at the Katonah Museum of Art, New York. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

Outsider Art Opens Windows to Fierce Turmoil / Glueck, Grace; Wolfli A., 1999

 Item
Identifier: CC-31797-33314
Scope and Contents

This is a review of the exhibition "Private Worlds: Classic Outsider Art from Europe" at the Katonah Museum of Art, New York. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999