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Madame Favre

c 1850 (FRANCE)

MADAME FAVRE WAS THE PEN-NAME OF A PRECISE (PRESUMED) DRAUGHTSWOMAN WORKING IN THE MID 1800S. THE INTRICATE PENCIL DRAWINGS SHE AUTHORED OVER A TWO YEAR PERIOD WERE DISCOVERED IN A SPIRITUALIST LIBRARY IN AN EXERCISE BOOK ENTITLED SIMPLY: THE NATURAL TALENT OF MME FAVRE. THE ARTIST’S ETHEREAL FIGURES, WITH THEIR FORLORN FEATURES, EXOTIC GARB AND LUXURIANT HAIR-DESIGNS, HAVE BEEN THE SUBJECT OF SPECULATION, AS THIS SINGLE BOOK IS TO DATE THE ONLY DISCOVERED OEUVRE.

Flying High: Women Artists of Art Brut, Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien (WIEN) 2019
THE MEDIUM'S MEDIUM, THE GALLERY OF EVERYTHING (LONDON) 2019
3ÈME BIENNALE DE L'ART BRUT: CORPS, LE COLLECTION D'ART BRUT (LAUSANNE) 2017/18

3ÈME BIENNALE DE L'ART BRUT: CORPS, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, LE COLLECTION D'ART BRUT, LAUSANNE, 2017/18