Bibliography + Links


“20th Century American Folk, Self Taught, and Outsider Art” by Betty-Carol Sellen, Cynthia J. Johnson, Neal-Schuman Publishers, New York, 1993.

“American Folk Art, A Regional Reference” by Kristin G. Congdon and Kara Kelley Hallmark, ABC-CLIO Publishers, California, 2012.

“American Self-Taught Art: An Illustrated Analysis of 20th Century Artists and Trends with 1,319 Capsule Biographies” by Florence Laffal and Julius Laffal, 2003.

“Backyard Visionaries: Grassroots Art in the Midwest” Barbara Brackman and Cathy Dwiggins Ed.s, University Press of Kansas, 1998.

“Contemporary American Folk Art– A Collector’s Guide”  Chuck and Jan Rosenak, Abbeville Press, 1996.

“Detour Art—Outsider, Folk Art, and Visionary Folk Art Environments Coast to Coast, Art and Photographs from the Collection of Kelly Ludwig” by Kelly Ludwig, Kansas City Star Books, 2007.

“Fantasy Worlds” by Deidi Von Schaewen and John Maizels, Taschen, New York, 1999.

“The Intuitive Eye, The Mendelsohn Collection”  by Gael Mendelsohn, Michael Mendelsohn, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, FotoFolio,U.S., 2000.

“Museum of American Folk Art Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century American Folk Art and Artists” byChuck and Jan Rosenak, Abbeville Press, New York, 1990.

Outsider Art Sourcebook: International Guide to Outsider Art and Folk Art” (Raw Vision) by John Maizels, 2009.

“Rare Visions & Roadside Revelations” (the book), by Randy Mason, Michael Murphy and Don Mayberger, Kansas City Star Publishing, 2002.

“Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations Coast to Coast Travel-o-Pedia” by Randy Mason, et. al., Kansas City Star Books, 2009.

Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations, “Back to the Breadbasket,” KCPT, Kansas City Public Television, DVD, 2004.

“Raw Creation: Outsider Art and Beyond” by John Maizels, Phaidon Press; New Ed edition, 1996, 2000.

“Self-Made Worlds: Visionary Environments” by Roger Manley and Mark Sloan, Aperture, New York, 1997.

“Self Taught, Outsider, and Folk Art—A guide to American Artists, Locations and Resources” by Betty-Carol Sellen with Cynthia J. Johnson, McFarland & Company, 2000.

SPACES Archives

Kohler Foundation

Grassroots Art Center

8 Wonders of Kansas

“Narrow Larry” Harris

Roadside America

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