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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 294 PROFILES IN ART

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

ART SANS BOUNDARIES

“For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.” —Jean Dubuffet

 

If ever an artist was deemed anti-establishment, it was Jean Dubuffet. The French painter, hailed as one of the most influential of the late 20th century, shunned what he felt was rigid academic art training and the social codes he believed hampered the essence of creativity.

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Close up of Jean Dubuffet’s Group of Four Trees, c. 1972, which ...

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