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Université d'été de la Bibliothèque Kandinsky

L'art brut à l'épreuve de l'archive

4 - 9 Jul 2022

The event is over

In a letter addressed to his friend Jacques Berne on the 3rd of August 1970, Jean Dubuffet wrote : « The entire art brut initiative consisted not necessarily in showing art brut after having defined it, but in searching where art brut might be found, in order to accumulate a documentation that could, perhaps, be able to define it. » [1]
In conjunction with the historical donation that Bruno Decharme – collection abcd has entrusted to Musée national d’art moderne – Centre Pompidou in 2021 and gathering more than 900 major works of art brut, partly shown in the permanent collection, the 8th edition of Bibliothèque Kandinsky Summer University will address the diversity of « connecting » talent spotters of art brut : therapists, researchers, collectors, artists, gallerists, etc., that have lastingly gathered useful documentations and collections and contributed to the visibility and revaluation of art brut.


04 Jul 2022
10:30am - 9pm
06 Jul 2022
9:30am - 8:30pm
07 Jul 2022
2pm - 5:30pm
09 Jul 2022
9:30am - 5pm
05 Jul 2022
9:30am - 12:30pm


Museum, level 4, room 26, Artwork-space 3-8