naïve art

james bard

in case you ever wanted to stare at a mother load of rad boat paintings, here you go. these are by james bard, a marine artist of the naïve persuasion (a favourite). so very beautiful.

you have to click on these as they are best viewed large.

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william bonnell

william bonnell was born in 1804 in the town of clinton, new jersey. the only records of bonnell’s career as an artist are the approximately twenty paintings that have been discovered to date.

paintings part of the art institute of chicago’s collection

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the woods

http://i.imgur.com/od5Ec.jpg

woman walking in an exotic forest (1905) - henri rousseau

(i think this is how alice must have felt)

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outsider art

32 outsider art masterpieces at the blog of innocence

le Gros arbre by Maurice Grimaldi

la Mer by Dominique Peyronnet

le Metro aerien by Jules Lefranc

la Femme de l’artist dans un jardin by Henri Rousseau

Landscape by Ivan Rabuzin

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