Art

Deeper Into Martín Ramírez’s World: An Outsider Master’s Vision in Never-Before-Seen Drawings

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“It’s a good artist whose work grabs our attention or entertains us,” the renowned American graphic designer Milton Glaser once told me. “It’s a great artist whose work changes the way we see.” The latter part of that observation certainly describes the effect of any encounter with the drawings of the self-taught, Mexican-born artist Martín Ramírez (1895-1963), whose work first came to the art world’s attention in the early 1970s, and who has earned a place as a genre-defining giant in the canon of outsider art’s still-evolving history. Read More