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Alison Gingeras: A Female Perspective in Outsider Art

Published on , by Estelle Dupuis

Adjunct curator at Dallas Contemporary and a guest curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, Alison Gingeras is overseeing the exhibition of the virtual Paris edition of the Outsider Art Fair 2020 at the Hôtel Drouot.

© Photo Piotr Uklanski Alison Gingeras: A Female Perspective in Outsider Art

© Photo Piotr Uklanski

It comes as no surprise that the Paris edition of the Outsider Art Fair will be digital, unlike its New York counterpart, which staged a "live" 28 th edition in pre-Covid January this year. In this respect, the fair is treading in the encouraging footsteps of the five thousand visits recorded on the Art Brut Global site, which this summer launched the first online exhibition in this self-taught art speciality. But the fair is also keen to provide its visitors with a physical exhibition for works being sold on the Drouot Digital website, through a curated space at the Hôtel Drouot. American writer and curator Alison Gingeras invites us to explore Outsider Art through its representations of the female figure, under the title "Sexual Personæ". Were you behind the theme chosen for this exhibition at Drouot? Yes, because I am currently exploring this subject in my writing, alongside feminist art. We owe the title…
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