This Outsider Artist Stopped Speaking As A Child, Communicates Solely Through Her Work

November 7, 2014 3:06 PM

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This Outsider Artist Stopped Speaking As A Child, Communicates Solely Through Her Work

Susan Te Kahurangi King's story sounds like something out of folklore. The artist, born in 1951 in Te Aroha, a New Zealand farming town, stopped speaking around the age of four for no apparent reason. From then on, she communicated solely through her art.

King's drawings, made from pen, graphite, colored pencil, crayon, and ink, conjure entire netted worlds that seem to have little in common with artistic norms past or present. Rather, the obsessively rendered images look like the result of watching cartoons while slipping off into a dream state, wit...

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