It’s time for the Outsider Art Fair and Christie’s coincident auction which have been growing the market for Outsider art which has had several cycles (going back to the 1930s) of popularity in the US.
Bloomberg’s James Tarmy tries to situate the trend:
“Collectors who have been supporting this market for the past 20, 30, even 40 years are excited for new discoveries at the fair, and to see how their old discoveries are now valued much higher,” says Becca Hoffman, director of the Outsider Art Fair. “This is about everyone sort of prospering from the growth of Outsider Art.”
Tarmy also wants to identify other contributing factors:Continue Reading