Jean Dubuffet

Virginia and J. Thomas Maher III
Collection of Modern Art

Jean Dubuffet
(French, 1901–1985)
Personnage XXVI, 1964
Ink and marker on paper
Image: 5 1/2" x 3 1/2"
UWM Art Collection, 2011.007
Gift of Thomas and Virginia Maher


Jean Dubuffet created the term Art-Brut (meaning "raw art") for his work. This type of art, illustrated here, was typically produced by non-professionals working outside aesthetic norms, and therefore is oftentimes called 'Outsider art'.

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