“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

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.

“ Examples from iconic Chicago “outsider artist” Henry Darger c. Perhaps the best known artist of the genre, Darger has been coming up a lot lately due to his influence on.

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger and his Vivian Girls. (watch the documentary.

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

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Henry Darger wrote thousands of pages about the Child Slave Rebellion, a sci-fi or fantasy story chronicling the Vivian Girls as they tried to escape from hostile rulers. He also illustrated the novels through a collage process utilizing newspaper and magazine cut-outs.

Henry Darger wrote thousands of pages about the Child Slave Rebellion, a sci-fi or fantasy story chronicling the Vivian Girls as they tried to escape from hostile rulers.

The fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

The fascinating hidden art of of Henry Darger. After his death his unsuspecting landlord discovered his extensive oeuvre.

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 / STUDY OF A VIVIAN GIRL WITH DOLL / Chicago, century, watercolor, carbon tracing, and pencil on paper. Darger pushed the limits of imagination and fantasy.

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

The History of My Life Henry Darger ,Volume VIII, cover. Henry took…

Henry Darger Blengiglomenean serpents picture

Henry Darger: The Story of the Vivian Girls - "To escape forest fires they enter a ---smic cavern Are helped out of cave, map by a l--gegal----- creature.

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.

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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

Henry Darger, famous for his posthumously discovered single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinnian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion.

Henry Darger: an incredibly underrated artist with an amazing and troubled mind

Henry Darger: an incredibly underrated artist with an amazing and troubled mind …

<i>Second Battle of McAllister Run they are pursued </i> (détail) d'Henry Darger. <i/>

Henry Darger, jeux d'enfants

<i>Second Battle of McAllister Run they are pursued </i> (détail)…

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