Re-blogged from Detour Art. Click to go there and read a fabulous post on Ramirez and the question of the ‘Outsider Art’ label.
Ramirez spent most of his life in hospital, drawing on whatever he could find. How I’d love to see this artwork in person. It is painted on a patchwork of envelopes, correspondence and advertising fliers, addressed to the hospital.
More Outsider Art links here:The 13 Most Amazing Outsider Artists of All Time Outsider Art (Tumblr) List of Museums and Collections c/o Detour Art blog