Maher Collection of Modern Art – Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet, Personnage XXVI, 1964

Jean Dubuffet
(French, 1901–1985)
Personnage XXVI, 1964
Ink and marker on paper
Image: 5 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
UWM Art Collection, 2011.007
Gift of Thomas and Virginia Maher

Jean Dubuffet created the term Art-Brut (meaning “raw art”) for his work. This type of art, illustrated here, was typically produced by non-professionals working outside aesthetic norms, and therefore is oftentimes called ‘Outsider art’.