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Whose I is it anyway? An awareness of autism and art

by Brian Thompson September 01, 2003

Whose I is it anyway?  An awareness of autism and art

The art of "Hoffmann de Visme Foundation"
work by autistic adults 

'Still Life with Bottles' 1999 by  Carl Jones

Illustrated above Carl Jones 'Still Life with Bottles' 1999 collage
[Coloured ink on HP paper mounted on unbleached paper 41.5 x 24]

The art of Hoffmann de Visme Foundation
work by autistic adults

"Look at these works with a fresh, unprejudiced eye. Among them are pieces reminiscent of accepted masters: the precision of a Patrick Caulfield, the innocence of an Alfred Wallis, the vibrancy of a Philip Sutton and the graphic power of a Käthe Kollwitz. Between them they generate more electricity and feeling than some established exhibiting societies can produce in a decade."

(David Buckman, Author Dictionary of Artist Working in Britain since 1945)

 

                   'Two Rhinocerii'

'Two Rhinocerii' by Theo Attah 1994 

 Above artist Theo Attah beside his acclaimed work 'Two Rhinocerii', which he produced in 1994.

For further information about Hoffmann de Visme Foundation, please contact us on 020 8342 7310 or look at the Website on www.hdvfoundation.org.uk. To view the full catalogue and help our appeal follow this link




Brian Thompson
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