Carl Hammer Gallery

Images, clockwise from top left: Henry Darger; Bill Traylor; Aristotle Georgiades; Ken Warneke.

Carl Hammer Gallery is recognized world-wide for its discovery and representation of historically significant artists within the “Outsider” and self-taught genres, including internationally renowned artists Marcos Bontempo, Henry Darger, Bill Traylor, Joseph Yoakum,  Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Lee Godie, Howard Finster, Frank Jones, William Dawson,  Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley, Simon Sparrow, Albert Zahn and others. Additionally, it represents both important historically and contemporary significant artists from major art  traditions both nation-wide and world-wide, including Don Baum, Guy Benson, Grace Graupe Pillard, Chris Pyle, Vanessa German, Neil Goodman, Cameron Gray, Alicia Henry,  Jay Kelly, Amy Laskin, Marilyn Murphy, Ed Paschke, Bill Rauhauser, David Sharpe, Hollis Sigler, Fred Stonehouse, Ken Warneke, and Mary Lou Zelazny. The dialogue between “mainstream” and “Outsider” artists is both important and is influential in determination of both our exhibition criteria and artist representation.

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Image: Henry Darger

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