San Francisco: Chronicle, 1998. First Edition. Quarto (31cm); light brown publisher's cloth stamped in dark brown, in brown pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp. Dustwrapper has mild shelf wear, soiling and scratches; minor rolling and creasing to extremities; sticker residue on rear panel; interior pages faintly yellowing at margins, else clean and unmarked; Fine in Very Good+ dustwrapper.
This book showcases a collection (organized by the Museum of American Folk Art) of paintings, sculptures, collages and more, by American self-taught ("outsider", "visionary", or "folk" artists). Full-color photo-illustrations of the exhibits are accompanied by essays from Arthur C. Danto, Maurice Berger, and Gerald L. Davis. Also includes an exhibition checklist, a historical timeline, and suggested further readings.