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Excursion to Sicily - Association des Amis de l'Art Brut (AAAB)

29.09.2016
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20.06.2016
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Rencontre théâtrale - Ecrits d'Art Brut à voix haute

02.06.2016
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"Special encounter" Sophie Bourbonnais, Pascal Rigeade and Hervé Di Rosa

26.05.2016
Throughout the year 2016, the Collection de l'Art Brut will be inviting outstanding figures from the realm of culture - artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers - to spend an evening with the public...

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La peau et les mots - Michel Macréau et Stani Nitkowski exhibition

01.05.2016
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L'Art Brut fête ses 40 ans au théâtre Arsenic, Lausanne

16.04.2016
Les festivités du 40ème anniversaire s’ouvrent aux arts vivants grâce à la collaboration avec l’Arsenic.

PROGRAMME DU WEEK-END :

→ SAMEDI
18h Projection...

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Pakomusé - workshop "Fun huts" at the la Collection de l'Art Brut/ SOLD OUT

29.03.2016
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Changing Life: a show by Alexis Forestier with André Robillard

15.03.2016
The "Art et déchirure" Festival - Maison de l'Université Mont-Saint Aignan

Changing Life: a show by Alexis Forestier with André Robillard
Production: the " Les endimanchés"...

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Mister John's Tours

13.03.2016
Throughout the entire year, Romain Daroles, an actor graduate of "La Manufacture" (French-speaking Switzerland's Theater University), will provide 40-minute tours of the museum's Permanent Collection....

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"Special encounters" throughout the year 2016 at the Collection de l'Art Brut

05.03.2016
Throughout the year 2016, the Collection de l'Art Brut will be inviting outstanding figures from the realm of culture - artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers - to spend an evening with the public...

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La Narration du quotidien: exposition au f'ar lausanne

03.03.2016
Jeudi 3 mars 2016, à 12h, l’exposition la narration du quotidien ouvre ses portes au forum d’architectures, au
numéro 4 de l’avenue Villamont à Lausanne. Des œuvres, une trentaine,...

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02.03.2016


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Art Brut Week end at cinema City Club Pully

06.02.2016

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Lucienne Peiry signs her latest book: Bonhomme d'Art Brut [Art Brut bloke]

02.12.2015
Lucienne Peiry signs her latest book,  Bonhomme d'Art Brut, at Payot Lausanne
Wednesday, December 2nd, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.


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André Robillard awarded the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters

26.11.2015
At the age of 84, André Robillard received a medal as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. The medal, awarded by the Ministry of Culture,  was bestowed by Sylvie Le Clech, Regional Director...

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Autour d'Aloïse [All about Aloïse] show at the 2-21 Theater

17.11.2015
Summer 2012. Lausanne. A retrospective of the Art Brut painter and writer Aloïse Corbaz' oeuvre. Viewers are plunged into a world all in bright colors, music, dramas, characters whose eyes are veiled...

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Au fond du plac’Art* : Art Brut-speak for children

06.11.2015
Under the auspices of its cultural awareness program, the Vallée de la Jeunesse [youth valley]—a service program offered by the CVA (Centre vaudois d’aide à la jeunesse [Canton of Vaud Youth...

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Revue Dada (Dada Review) - special Art Brut edition!

04.11.2015
Dada is a monthly art initiation review that was created in 1991. Each issue is devoted to an artist, a trend or an artistic subject, from art at its origins to that of today. The review targets young...

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Editions Thierry Magnier of Paris publishes two new books devoted to Art Brut and intended for young people

04.11.2015
Two new books for children have just been released: they are on sale at the museum bookstore:

Anic Zanzi, Architectures d’Art Brut, Paris, Editions Thierry Magnier, 2015,16 x 21 cm, 32...

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Promenades de J.D.-J. exhibition at the MAPRA [The Rhone-Alpes House of Visual Arts] in Lyons (France) , 8-24 October 2015

08.10.2015
"Promenades de J.D.-J" featuring Chaissac, Macréau, Boix-Vives and their mates at the crossroads between archives and works - an exhibition at the MAPRA, 8-24 October...

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Open house at Chomo's village of preludian art

03.10.2015
Laurent Danchin and the crew members of the conservation project of Chomo's Village of Preludian Art will be happy to welcome you

 
Saturday October 3 from 2 pm until sunday october 4...

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The work “L’Art Brut” is appearing in Chinese in Shanghai

21.09.2015
The Chinese language version of Ms Lucienne PEIRY’s work will be published and presented to the public on 21 September 2015 in Shanghai. This publication is part of the celebrations marking the 65th...

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Film about André Robillard at film Festival Fifigrot

15.09.2015
"André et les martiens", by Philippe Lespinasse, will be screened tuesday, september 15th, 8pm in film Festival Fifigrot, Toulouse.

Cinéma Le Cratère
95 Grande Rue Saint-Michel
31000...

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Death of the Art Brut CreatorRosa Zharkikh

03.09.2015
Rosa Zharkikh passed away last summer at the age of 85. Born into a cultivated family in Moscow in 1930, as a young woman she pursued a technical training study course, followed by employment in an...

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Singular Films Festival: A la montagne, du cinéma autrement [on the mountainside, cinema in a different fashion]

29.08.2015
The Mordache (an association in Lausanne, created in 2006 in support of Mario del Curto's photographic and film work) is organizing a short-film festival devoted to outsider artists, on Saturday...

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Creation of the web documentary "Jean Linard, an Open-air Cathedral"

24.06.2015
Produced by Région Centre-Val de Loire and published online in September 2014, this web-documentary plunges viewers into the artistic world of Jean Linard (1931-2010). A creator who was at once a...

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The search for funds to save Chomo's "Preludian" art village

19.06.2015
A funding campaign is under way to pay for the restoration work on Chomo's "Village d'Art Préludien."  Restoring the creator Chomo's own hut is the first priority: it is the most damaged of all...

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Death of the Art Brut creator Nek Chand

12.06.2015
It is with great sadness that the Collection de l’Art Brut has learned of the passing away of Nek Chand on June 12th 2015. He left us at the age of ninety, having realized his dream in...

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18th "Rencontres à Nice" (Festival du film d'art singulier / SINGULAR ART FILM FESTIVAL)

05.06.2015
The HORS CHAMPS ASSOCIATION presents the SINGULAR ART FILM FESTIVAL in Nice on June 5th and 6th 2015.

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The Cérès Franco Collection settles permanently in Montolieu

03.06.2015
The Cérès Franco Collection has found permanent headquarters in the little village of Montolieu, 18 kms away from Carcassone (in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France), a town already...

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Opening reception of the exhibition in tribute to Caroline Bourbonnais, at the Fabuloserie

30.05.2015
Saturday May 30th 2015, from 2 to 7 PM: Opening Reception of the "Des jardins imaginaires au jardin habité" [from imaginary to inhabited gardens] exhibition. This show is a tribute Caroline...

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Death of the Art Brut artist Gene Merritt

16.05.2015
York County artist Clyde Eugene Merritt died peacefully Saturday morning, May 16, 2015.   Born November 30, 1936, his early childhood was spent in Columbia, S.C.   Most of his adolescent and...

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Death of the Art Brut creator Francis Palanc

30.04.2015
Francis Palanc passed away in Vence (France) on April 30th 2015, at the age of eighty-six. A highly adept self-taught creator, Palanc leaves behind both a fleeting artistic oeuvre and a...

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On m'appelait Judith Scott - theatrical performance

23.04.2015
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The ATELIER DU NON FAIRE workshop closes down

13.04.2015
Press Release
Created as an outsider art workshop by both patients and visitors over a thirty-year period, 8000 pieces currently occupy 1500 m2 of Ward 53 within the former...

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Italy's MAI museo closes

23.03.2015
The MAI museo, Italy's only museum devoted to "irregular" creation, is closing down after a mere fifteen months of activity. Since its creation and opening, this institution, seated in...

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La Cantatrice - a theatrical concert at the heart of Aloïse's drawings

26.09.2014
A creation by Brigitte Ravenel and Céline Muzelle reflecting the oeuvre of the creator Aloïse.
A unique and most uncluttered venue for a group of highly talented musicians to treat us to a...

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The Bruno Weber Sculpture Park is endangered!

04.09.2014
The Bruno Weber Sculpture Park (Dietikon/ CH) is doomed to close down as of 19 October 2014 for lack of funds to ensure the running and upkeep of this park featuring Bruno Weber's marvelous...

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Caroline Bourbonnais, founder of the Fabuloserie, has passed away

10.08.2014
The museum La Fabuloserie has recently lost its ever enthusiastic custodian, Caroline Bourbonnais.
Caroline Bourbonnais, who, together with her husband Alain Bourbonnais, founded this...

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Opening of the "Giovanni BoscoTemporary Museum"

04.07.2014
On 4 July 2014, at 18:00 will take place the opening of the "Temporary Museum Giovanni Bosco" in Castellammare del Golfo, the birthplace of the author. Bosco's work will be on display until...

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On m'appelait Judith Scott [They called me Judith Scott] - a show staged by Charlotte Dumartheray

11.06.2014
Born in Cincinnatti OH in 1943, the deaf and mute creator Judith Scott is afflicted by Down's syndrome. In considering what Judith might have to say, the plot allows her train of thought to get as...

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Mycelium - génie savant, génie brut

08.06.2014
An exhibition at the Centre d'art contemporain, Abbey of Auberive
Exhibition curator: Laurent Danchin
The twenty-five creators presented in this exhibition—whether savant or...

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17th Singular Art Films Festival, Nice

06.06.2014
The Collection de l'Art Brut will be participating in the 17th Singular Art Film Festival in Nice, set up by Hors Champ and scheduled for June 6 + 7, 2014. The organization will take up the...

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An association to the rescue of Arthur Vannabelle's airplane house

27.05.2014
An Art Brut masterpiece, the famous  "Maison aux Avions" (airplane house) in Steenwerck (Pas de Calais, France) looks likely to disappear ever since its owner has...

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Screening of the film "Les Reliquaires acérés de Marc Moret" at ATELIER10, Vienna (Austria)

15.05.2014
A documentary by Philippe Lespinasse and Andress Alvarez—"Les Reliquaires acérés de Marc Moret"—will be screened during "OBSESSIONEN • 3 Filmabende im Mai" (three movie evenings in...

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Death of Jean Oury, a leader in the field of institutional psychotherapy and on close terms with Jean Dubuffet

15.05.2014
The French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Jean Oury, internationally acclaimed as a leader in the field of French institutional psychotherapy, passed away on May 15th, in his clinic La Borde, in...

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Film Festival in Halle Saint Pierre "Univers Imaginaires de gens ordinaires" (the imaginary worlds of ordinary people)

26.04.2014
During this two-day event, twenty-five films will introduce viewers to self-taught creators who worked without the slightest concern for aesthetics, and outside the traditional circles of artistic...

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Eight films by Philippe Lespinasse at the 2014 Olomouc Art Brut Film Festival

27.03.2014
The next Olomouc (Czechoslovakia) Film Festival will pay tribute to film director Philippe Lespinasse.
With Mr. Lespinasse in attendance, it will screen 8 of his films on March...

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Premiere showing of the film "Linda Naeff. Les couleurs habillent la souffrance" (Linda Naeff, Colors dress up the suffering)

27.03.2014
Thursday 27 March at 6:30pm at the Musée de Carouge (GE)

Linda Naeff. Les couleurs habillent la souffrance (Linda Naeff, Colors dress up the suffering), by Mario del Curto and...

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La Pinturitas of Arguedas - a fragile and ever-evolving oeuvre

18.02.2014
The photographer Hervé Couton focuses on popular creations as well as Art Brut. In 2009, in the small Spanish village of Arguedas in Navarre (northern Spain), he discovered the work of Maria...

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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré has passed away

28.01.2014
The Collection de l’Art Brut is deeply sorry to announce the recent death of Ivorian author Frédéric Bruly Bouabré on January 28th 2014.He was 91.

The Collection de l'Art Brut is in...

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From outsider to mainstream - Michèle Laird's article on swissinfo.ch

17.01.2014
The sudden popularity of art brut has triggered a frenzy that is spilling into the contemporary art market. As demand rises, experts and collectors debate on whether art brut, produced by individuals...

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"Un autre regard" (a different perspective) exhibition: the Alain Bourbonnais Collection

13.12.2013
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the outsider art museum LA FABULOSERIE, the CENTRE DE L'ETUDE DE L'EXPRESSION in Paris opens its galleries to works from the collection that Alain Bourbonnais...

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André Robillard Exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans (France)

24.10.2013
André Robillard's vital need to shape, create and handle materials and colors incites him to seek out objects in scrapheaps: ink cartridges, red sticky tape, light bulbs, nails ... the...

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Palerme: Screening films by Philippe Lespinasse

18.09.2013
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The Jacqueline Oyex Foundation confers its 2013 Jacqueline Oyex Award on François Burland.

10.09.2013
On September 10, 2013, the Fondation Jacqueline Oyex will confer its Jacqueline Oyex Award for 2013 on François Burland.
The ceremony will be taking place at 6 pm at the Collection de...

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Collection de l'Art Brut on TripAdvisor

10.07.2013

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Raymond Reynaud Show at Salon-de-Provence

05.07.2013
From July 5 thru September 29
No entrance charge

This show is devoted to the singular—as he termed himself—creator Raymond Reynaud (1920-2007), who spent most of his life in the...

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Death of the great collector and philanthropist Sam Farber

16.06.2013
The Collection de l’Art Brut is deeply sorry to announce the recent death of Sam Farber on June 16th (2013).
An art collector and philanthropist, Sam Farber played a major role in the history of...

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Collection de l'Art Brut films at the Festival of Singular Art Films in Nice

31.05.2013
The 16th edition of the Festival of Singular Art Films, organized by the "Hors-Champs" Association, is scheduled  for  May 31 and June 1, 2013, in Musée d'art moderne et d'art...

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Fascicle 24 hot off the press !

23.05.2013
The collection of fascicles entitled "Art Brut" was launched by the French painter Jean Dubuffet in 1964. The Collection de l'Art Brut, which has kept the historic series going ever since, is now...

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Reprint of the "Richard Greaves, anarchitecte" publication by the Collection de l'Art Brut

08.05.2013
The Collection de l'Art Brut has reprinted "Richard Greaves, anarchitecte" in honor of the show "The Alternative Guide to the Universe," running at 

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Art Brut at Visions du Réel, Nyon

24.04.2013
April 24, 9:15pm, Cinéma Capitole - Rue Neuve 5, Nyon
Screenings of films by Mario del Curto and Bastien Genoux:
"Henriette Zéphir - le souffle des esprits" and "Yvonne Robert - une femme...

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Exhibition. Photos by Mario del Curto

21.04.2013
Opening on April 21 2013, 1pm, Théâtre de Marens, Nyon

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12.03.2013
According to the Portuguese magazine Espresso, the panel by Clement Fraisse is one of the 50 major works worth seeing in a lifetime.

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George Widener at the Museum Für Gegenwart - Berlin - January 25 - June 16 2013

25.01.2013
Hamburger Bahnhof /Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin dedicates its "Secret Universe" exhibition series to artists who have been largely ignored by the established art discourse.
After the third...

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Morton Bartlett exhibited in Paris.

16.11.2012
Until December 16, 2012, the Chalet Society presents the Museum of Everything, the only travelling museum for undiscovered, unintentional...

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"Dissident Visions and Creations" Exhibition at the Musée de la Création Franche, Bègle, F

29.09.2012
The Musée de la Création Franche in Bègle (F) presents the work of eight creators in an exhibition entitled  "Visions et Créations Dissidentes" (Dissident Visions and Creations). A municipal...

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Lausanne and its museums : a television show in Germany

23.09.2012
"Museums-Check" is a 30-minute series  broadcast by the German television channel "3SAT" and hosted by the well-known journalist Markus Brock; its...

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In honor of the Heritage Days, a visit to the Rothéneuf (France) rock sculptures.

16.09.2012
Upon the occasion of the Heritage Days in France, the "Amis de l'0euvre de l'Abbé Fouré" (Friends of Father Fouré's Oeuvre) sent out invitations to visit Father Fouré's rock sculptures in...

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Concert at the Aigle Castle: Aloïse's quotes

31.08.2012
La sonate derrière la lune

Aloïse quotes; composition: Thüring Bräm; voice: Brigitte Ravenel.
Concert, August 31, in the yard of the Aigle Castle.

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The Jean Linard Cathedral in France classified a historic monument.

16.07.2012
On July 16th, 2012, the Jean Linard (1931-2010) Cathedral (built 1984-2010) at Neuvy-Deux-Clochers in France was classified a Historic Monument.
An...

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Morton Bartlett at the Biennal of Photography in Liege (B)

10.03.2012
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Works by Robert Gie in New-York

22.01.2012

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