Art Brut

(French: “raw art”).  A term coined by French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) to describe art created outside the boundaries of official culture, such as graffiti, folk art, and the work of the mentally ill, prisoners and children. See also: outsider art.

Carlo Zinelli. Untitled. Gouache on paper. 1961. Collection de l’Art Brut.  Lausanne, Switzerland.