Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of an


Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist While some art historians tend to dismiss Darger as possibly psychotic, Jim Elledge cuts through the cloud of controversy and rediscovers Darger as a damaged and fearful gay man, raised in a world unaware of the consequences of child abuse or gay shame This thoughtful, sympathetic biography tells the true story of a tragically misunderstood artist Drawn from fascinating histories of the vice ridden districts of s Chicago, tens of thousands of pages of primary source material, and Elledge s own work in queer history, Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy also features a full color reproduction of a never before seen canvas from a private gallery in New York, as well as a previously undiscovered photograph of Darger with his lifelong companion William Schloeder, or Whillie as Henry affectionately referred to him Engaging, arresting, and ultimately illuminating, Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy brings alive a complex, brave, and compelling man whose outsider art is both challenging and a triumph over trauma

  • (Inglese)
  • Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist
  • Jim Elledge
  • 14 August 2019
  • 1590208552

About the Author: Jim Elledge

Is a well known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist book, this is one of the most wanted Jim Elledge author readers around the world.



5 thoughts on “Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *