Henry Darger


Memory Palaces: Inside the Collection of Audrey B. Heckler, American Folk Art Museum (New York) 2019

The Doors of Perception, Curated by Javier Téllez in collaboration with the Outsider Art Fair, Frieze (New York) 2019

Outliers and American Vanguard Art, National Gallery of Art (Washington DC) 2018

Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, American Folk Art Museum (New York) 2018

Known/Unknown: Private Obsession and Hidden Desire in Outsider Art, Museum of Sex (New York) 2017

Henry Darger: xxx, Musée D'Arte Moderne de la Ville de Paris (Paris) 2015

Accidental Genius: Art From the Anthony Petullo Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum (Milwaukee) 2012

Everything #1, The Museum of Everything, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli (Turin) 2010

Henry Darger, Andrew Edlin Gallery (New York) 2010

Up Close: Henry Darger and the Coloring Book, American Folk Art Museum (New York) 2010

Compass In Hand, Museum of Modern Art (New York) 2009

Glossolalia, Museum of Modern Art (New York) 2008

Dargerism: Contemporary Artists and Henry Darger, American Folk Art Museum (New York) 2008

Henry Darger: The Story of Girls at War, Of Paradises Dreamed, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo) 2007

Into Me/Out of Me, Museum of Modern Art, P.S. 1 (New York) 2007

Henry Darger: Highlights from the American Folk Art Museum, The Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh) 2006

Bruit et Fureur, l'oeuvre d'Henry Darger (Sound and Fury, The Art of HenryDarger), La Maison Rouge (Paris) 2006

Inner Worlds Outside, traveling exhibition, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundacíon "La Caixa" (Madrid); Whitechapel Gallery (London); Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin) 2006

Dubuffet & Art Brut, traveling exhibition, Museum Kunst Palast (Dusseldorf); Collection de l'Art Brut (Lausanne); Museum of Modern Art Lille Metropole (Villeneuve d'Ascq) 2005

Henry Darger: In the Realms of the Unreal, Watari-Um Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo) 2003

Disasters of War: Francisco de Goya, Henry Darger, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Museum of Modern Art, P.S. 1 (New York), KW Institute of Contemporary Art (Berlin), Migros Museum für Gegenwarts-kunst (Zurich), the Watari-Um Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo), Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall (Stockholm) 2001

Henry Darger: The Unreality of Being, American Folk Art Museum (New York) 1997

Dans les Royaumes de l'Irréel, Collection de l'Art Brut (Lausanne) 1996

Parallel Visions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles) 1992

Stone, Lisa, ed., Accidental Genius, exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, 2012

Johnson, Ken, "Where Beauty Collides With Creepy," New York Times, May 13, 2010

Exhibition #1, The Museum of Everything, exhibition catalogue, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin/Milan, 2010

Biesenbach, Klaus, Henry Darger, Prestel, New York, 2009

Smith, Roberta, "Where Outsiders Come in From the Cold," New York Times, January 8, 2009

Smith, Roberta, "Henry Darger: The Vivian Girls Emerge," New York Times, January 5, 2007

Sound and Fury: The Art of Henry Darger, essay by Edward Goméz, exhibition catalogue, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, 2006

Dagen, Philippe, "Darger et ses petites filles en guerre," Le Monde, June 8, 2006

Inner Worlds Outside, exhibition catalogue, Fundacíon "La Caixa," WhiteChapel Gallery, Irish Museum of Modern Art & Ediciones El Viso, Madrid, 2006

Dubuffet & Art Brut, exhibition catalogue, 5 Continents & Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, 2005

MacGregor, John M., Henry Darger: In the Realms of the Unreal, Delano Greenidge Editions, New York, 2002

Bonesteel, Michael, Henry Darger: Art and Selected Writings, Rizzoli, New York, 2000

Tuchman, Maurice and Carol S. Eliel, eds., Parallel Visions: Modern Artists and Outsider Art, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1992

Outsiders: An Exhibition of Art Brut, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthaus St. Alban, Basel, 1988

Cohrs, Timothy, "Henry Darger, Artist (Outsider, Naive, Folk, Autistic or Genuine Fine)," Arts Magazine 61, No. 5, January 1987

Morrison, C.L., Realms of the Unreal: The Work of Henry Darger, exhibition catalogue, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, 1977