Enter The World Of Outsider Artist Aurie Ramirez, Psychedelic Jokers And All

January 26, 2015 3:11 PM

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Enter The World Of Outsider Artist Aurie Ramirez, Psychedelic Jokers And All

The Outsider Art Fair is coming to New York on January 29, bringing 47 international galleries of folk, self-taught, and outsider art to Center 548 for four glorious days. The fair offers the rare opportunity for artists operating far outside the regulations of the art world -- whether marginalized, isolated, incarcerated, institutionalized or psychologically compromised -- a space to show the vibrant and singular artworks that don't just reflect their worlds, but constitute them. In anticipation of one of our favorite art events of the year, we're spotlighting a different outsider artist every day.

Aurie Ramirez crafts pastel worlds populated by androgynous glam rockers, pinstriped clowns, and Victorian vaudevillians. The Filipino artist, now based in Oakland, California, combines the daintiness of watercolor with the rough edges of hard rock, rendering a topsy turvy visual realm somewhere bet...

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