Deeper Into Martín Ramírez’s World: An Outsider Master’s Vision in Never-Before-Seen Drawings

John Maizels, the founder and editor of Raw Vision, the U.K.-based magazine about the work of self-taught artists, notes of Ramírez’s newly unveiled landscapes: “These previously unseen works serve to emphasize his huge importance and vital place in the art of America of the 20th century.” “Martín Ramírez: Landscapes” offers viewers a deeper understanding of this enigmatic artist’s way of depicting his forsaken homeland and the scenery of a vividly imagined inner world. To spend time in its strange, elegant terrain is to grasp an unwittingly modern outsider’s way of looking at the “real” world, too—as a restless play of exuberant lines and patterns, free-floating memories and mysterious, seductive forms.

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Deeper Into Martín Ramírez’s World: An Outsider Master’s Vision in Never-Before-Seen Drawings