The Colorful Apocalypse
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BeschreibungBeginning in Georgia with a trip to Finster's famous "Paradise Gardens", this title provides a look into the lives and visionary works of some of Finster's contemporaries: the self-taught evangelical artists whose beliefs and oeuvres occupy the gray area between madness and Christian ecstasy.
PortraitGreg Bottoms is assistant professor of English at the University of Vermont. He is the author of Angelhead: My Brother's Descent into Madness, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
Pressestimmen"In The Colorful Apocalypse, Greg Bottoms explores the frontier between inspiration and psychosis with the expressive power, the passionate fervor, and the faithfully unflinching honesty for which his work is deservedly known. This book is incisive, startling, and often genuinely moving." - Madison Smartt Bell, author of All Souls' Rising"
Untertitel: Journeys in Outsider Art. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: The University of Chicago Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2007
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten