Why I Love ‘Outsider Art’

The Wild Word magazine
4 min readSep 11, 2018

By CL Bledsoe — Not Another TV Dad

I’m drawn to a certain kind of obsessive behavior and the often strange art it produces. These folks are sometimes called “Outsider Artists”, or something less kind; I’m talking about people who dedicate years, sometimes decades, or their entire lives to creating some strange work of art that, often, no one really knows about until after the artists have died. Art that they kept…