Joe and his work are included in this examination of outlaw art. Alan Kaufman is a critically acclaimed novelist, memoirist, poet and author of the groundbreaking “Outlaw” anthologies. The fourth and latest in the series is The Outlaw Bible of American Art. Documenting movements from the Post-war to the present, it is a revolutionary art world alternative canon of marginalized or famed autodidactic paint-slinging loners who followed their own outrageous, sometimes catastrophic, visions to the heights of fame or the depths of neglect. The Outlaw Bible of American Art is an anthological barbaric yawp that manifestos, essays, interviews and biographies, profiling such artists and moments as Boris Lurie and the NO!art movement, Forrest Bess, Ana Mendieta, Ed Clark, Sue Coe, Joe Coleman, Clayton Patterson, The Guerrilla Art Action Group, David Wojnarowitz, and Jose ‘Cochise’ Quiles.
June 25, 2016