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General Johnson Jacken Manley, by Henry Darger

Henry Darger: In the Realms of the Unreal

artfashioncankill: Homage to the great Henry Darger.

Henry Darger was a loner come artist that saw no fame while living. l consider his work honest, sensitive and above all superb.

Henry Darger
UNTITLED (Portraits of General Bichnellian, General Tomas Federal, General Tamerline, and General Meldonia Shoeman)
Mid-20th century
Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper mounted on board
15 1/2 x 12 in.

UNTITLED (Portraits of General Bichnellian, General Tomas Federal, General Tamerline, and General Meldonia Shoeman)

Henry Darger

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.

144 At Jennie Richee. Waiting for the blinding rain to stop. (detail) Henry Darger

nobrashfestivity: “ Henry Darger At Jennie Richee. (double-sided) At Jennie Richee. Waiting for the blinding rain to stop.

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