Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

The 13 Most Amazing Outsider Artists of All Time

American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

Henry Darger: Art by Any Means | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

Henry Darger: Art by Any Means | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

The History of My Life Henry Darger (1892-1973) ,Volume VIII, cover

The History of My Life Henry Darger (1892-1973) ,Volume VIII, cover

Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

Henry Darger  - Springtime!  . #www.moshuluspring picnic. @Moshulu

Henry Darger - Springtime! . #www.moshuluspring picnic. @Moshulu

Henry Darger.

Henry Darger.

Henry Darger's Vivian Girls. The epic 15,000-page Realms is featured in RV 39 http://rawvision.com/articles/further-adventures-dargers-vivian-girls and in RV 74 http://rawvision.com/articles/heroes-and-villains-henry-darger

Henry Darger's Vivian Girls. The epic 15,000-page Realms is featured in RV 39 http://rawvision.com/articles/further-adventures-dargers-vivian-girls and in RV 74 http://rawvision.com/articles/heroes-and-villains-henry-darger

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

Henry Darger at the American Folk Art Museum

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

More Henry Darger adventures. "They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs"

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More Henry Darger adventures. "They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs"

STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Henry Darger (1892–1973), Chicago, mid-20th century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper  12 x 9 in.  American Folk Art Museum, gift of Robert and Louise Kleinberg in celebration of granddaughter Cecelia Cooley, 2004.15.1, © Kiyoko Lerner, photo by Gavin Ashworth

STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Henry Darger (1892–1973), Chicago, mid-20th century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper 12 x 9 in. American Folk Art Museum, gift of Robert and Louise Kleinberg in celebration of granddaughter Cecelia Cooley, 2004.15.1, © Kiyoko Lerner, photo by Gavin Ashworth

Henry Darger (the vivian girls)

Henry Darger (the vivian girls)

story of henry darger, by day he worked as a janitor and otherwise escaped to his realm of the unreal

In the Realms of the Unreal: The Mystery of Henry Darger by Jessica Yu

story of henry darger, by day he worked as a janitor and otherwise escaped to his realm of the unreal

Henry Darger

Henry Darger

Henry Darger. At Jennie Richee - narrowly escape capture when attacked by the Glandelinians

Henry Darger. At Jennie Richee - narrowly escape capture when attacked by the Glandelinians

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