We LOVE books!  We have dedicated years of collecting books and wanted to share some of our favorites and what has inspired us in all that we do here at Webb Gallery.....

OUTSIDER ART - 1972,Roger Cardinal,Praeger Publishers,NY

BAKING IN THE SUN-Visionary Images from the South, 1987 University of Southwestern Louisiana.

BLACK FOLK ART IN AMERICA 1930-1980;Jane Livingston/JohnBeardsley, Corcoran Gallery of Art/ Univ. Miss. Press

‘ASHEImprovisation & Recycling in African-American Visionary Art;1993,Diggs Gallery Winston SalemState University

SKY HOOKS-The Autobiography of JOHN KANE;1938,Lippincott Company

OUTSIDER ART Of The South;1999,Kathy Moses,Schiffer Publishing co. 

BY SOUTHERN HANDS-Celebration of Craft Traditions in the South;1987,Jan Arnow,Roundtable Press,Oxmoor House

THOMAS BURLESON;Lone Star;2006,Edward M. Gomez,Luise Ross Gallery

THE SPIRIT OF FOLK ART-The Girard Collection at the Museum of International Folk Art, 1989 Santa Fe

SELF MADE WORLDS-Visionary Folk Art Environments;1988,Aperture Books

SPIRITED JOURNEYS-Self-Taught Texas Artists of the Twentieth Century;1997,Archer M. Huntington Museum, Austin

SANTOS OF THE SOUTHWEST;1970,The Denver Art Museum

WHEN THE CURTAIN NEVER COMES DOWN;2015; American Folk Art Museum, New York

TIGER BALM GARDENS-A Chinese Billionaire’s Fantasy Environments;1994,Judith Brandel ands Tina Turbeville,Aw Boon Haw Foundation

HECHO EN TEJAS -Texas Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts,1991,Joe S. Graham,University of North Texas Press

ST.EOM In The Land of Pasaquan,1987, Patterson, Jargon Society

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FOLK ARTISTS-1975; Elinor L. Horwitz;J.B. Lippincott Co.

20th CENTURY AMERICAN FOLK,SELF TAUGHT, and OUTSIDER Art;1993,Betty-Carol Selleneith Cynthia J. Johnson,Neal-Schuman,Pub.NY.

ANOTHER FACE OF THE DIAMOND-Pathways Through the Atlantic South, 1988; Intar Gallery

FLASH OF THE SPIRIT-Afro-American Art& Philosophy; Robert Farris Thompson;1983, Random House Pub. 1984 Vintage books ed.

FOLK ART AND CRAFTS OF NEW ENGLAND;1965,Priscilla Sawyer Lord/Daniel J. Foley,Chilton Book Co.

SIGNS AND WONDERS-Outsider Art Inside North Carolina;1989, Roger Manly;North Carolina Museum of Art

SACRED SPACES AND OTHER PLACES-A Guide to Sculptural Environments in the Upper Midwest,1993,Lisa Stone/Jim Zanzi,School of the Arts Institute Press

FOLK PAINTERS OF AMERICA;;1983,Robert Bishop,Greenwich House Pub.

GRANDMA MOSES;1973,Otto Kallie,Harry Abrams

GRANDMA MOSES IN THE 21st CENTURY,Jane Kallir,Art Services International

THE AFRO-AMERICAN TRADITION IN DECORATIVE ARTS;1990,John Michael Vlatch,Brown Thrasher Books,Univ.of Georgia Press

FOLK SCULPTURE USA;1976,HemphillThe Brooklyn Museum

LOCAL VISIONS-Folk Art from Northeast Kentucky;1990,Morehead State University

THE ELECTRIC PENCIL;James Edward Deeds Jr.,2016,Princeton Architectural press

THE TEMPTATION-Edgar Tolson and the Genesis of Twentieth-Century Folk Art;1998,Julia S. Artery,Chappel Hill University NC

BILL TAYLOR-Drawings;1988,City of Chicago, monographWOOD CARVINGS-North American Folk Sculpture;1974,Marian and Charles Klamkin,Hawthorn Books

PIERRE MOLLIFIER;1990Plug In Editions,Winnipeg/Smart Art Press

AFRO-AMERICAN FOLK ART AND CRAFTS;1983,William Ferris,University Press of Mississippi

LOCAL COLOR-Sense of Place in Folk Art1982, William Ferris,Anchor Books

TEXAS FOLK ART-One Hundred Fifty Years of the Southwestern Tradition;1981,Cecilia Steinfeldt, Texas Monthly Press

NAIVES AND VISIONARIES;1974, Walker Art Center,E.P. Dutton

PASSIONATE VISIONS of the American South-Self-Taught Artists from 1949 to the Present;1993,Alice Rae Yelen, New Orleans Museum of Art

ART SPIRITE MEDIUMNIQUE VISIONARIE-Messages D’Outre-Mond;1999,Halle Saint-Pierre,Hoebeke 

GUIDE de la FRANCE INSOLITE;1990,Claude Arz,Guides Hachette

LA FABULOSERIE-Art Hors-Les-Normes;1983, Michel Ragon

LA FRANCE INSOLITE;1995,Claud Arz,Hachette

HEINRICH ANTON MULLER;;1994,Kunstmuseum Bern,Stroemfeld/Roter Stern

HET FORMAAT-Impressies van De Stadshof-collectie in 1000 miniaturen;1998,De Stadshof, Museum,Zwolle

VISIONARY ARCHITECTS;1968,University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

A CARROT FOR A NOSE-The Form of Folk Sculpture on American City Streets and Country Roads;1974,M.J. Gladstone,Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY

GEORGE W. WHITE,JR.;1975,Waco Creative Art Center

BLACK HISTORY/BLACK VISION-The Visionary Image in Texas,1989; Lynne Adale;Archer M. Huntington Gallery, University of Texas

UNSIGNED UNSUNG…WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN;1993,Jim Roche,Florida State University

PICTURED IN MY MIND-Contemporary American Self taught Art;1995,University Press of Mississippi

BEYOND REASON-Art and Phychosis,Works from the Pronghorn Collection;1997,University of California Press

TRAVELING THE RAINBOW-The Life and Art of Joseph E. Yoakum;2001Derrel B. Depasse, University Press of Miss.

MYSTICAL ELEMENTS/Lyrical Imagery:Consuelo Gonzalez Amezcua 1903-1975;1975 monograph

Filigree Drawings by Consuelo Gonzalez Amezcua;1968;Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio;monograph

HOUMA INDIAN ARTS:Triptych;1999,Frederic AllamelThomas Camp Printing, New Orleans.

CUTTING THE MUSTARD-Miles Burkholder Carpenter;1982, American Folk Art Company, Tappahannock, Va.

ART IN AMERICA September-October 1968;Grassroots Art,Gregg N. Blasdel

MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FOLK ART ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN FOLK ART AND ARTISTS,1990;Chuck and Jan Rosenak, Abbeville Press.

FOLK ART IN AMERICAN LIFE;1995,Robert Bishop and Jacqueline M. Atkins

AMERICAN FOLK ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY;1983, Jay Johnson/William C.Ketchum,Jr.

AMERICAN FOLK PAINTERS OF THREE CENTURIES;1980,Jean Lipman, Tom Armstrong editors, Hudson Hills Press NY

THE UNKNOWN OHR-;1986,George Ohr potter, Robert W. Blasberg, Peaceable Press, Medford, Pa.

FASANELLA’S CITY-The Paintings of Ralph Fasanella,With the story of his life and art.1973,Patrick Wilson,Ballentine Press

PAINTING BY HEART-The Life and Art of Clementine Hunter,Louisiana Folk Artist;2000,Shelby R Gilley

THEORA HAMLET PAINTINGS;1975,Theors Hamblett,University Press of Mississippi

AUGUST WALLA;;1988,Leo Navratil,Delphi Verlegt bei Franz Greno

ADOLF WOLFLI;1976, Elka Spoerri,Adolf Wolfli Foundation,Berne

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON-THE WORLD OF ADOLF WOLFI;1988,Elsa Longhauser, Moore College of Art,Philadelphia

LOOKING FOR LEONARD-Naive and Folk Art Objects Found in America;1993, Bates Lowry,University of Iowa Press

ART BRUT-KUNST JENSEITS DER KUNST;1990,AT Verlag Aarau, Switzerland

TURNERS AND BURNERS-THE FOLK POTTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA;1886,Charles G. Zug lll,University of North Carolina, Press

HENRY DARGER-ART and Selected Writings;2000, Michael Bonesteel,Rizzoli

HENRY DARGER-DanslesRoyaumes de l’ Irree;1996,,John M. MacGregor, Collection de l’ Art Brut

ADOLF WOLFLI-Draftsman,Writer,Poet,Composer;1997, Elka Spoerri, Cornell University Press,Ithaca,London

WILLEM VAN GENK-A MARKED MAN AND HIS WORLD,1998,Ans van Berkum,Museum de Stadshof, Zwolle

H.PIPPIN;A NEGRO PAINTER IN AMERICA;1947,Seldes Rodman,The Quadrangle Press,New York

PRIVATE WORLDS:CLASSIC OUTSIDER ART FROM EUROPE;1998,John Beardsley/Roger Cardinal,Katonah Museum of Art

INSANE PINGENS;1961,Jean Cocteau,Dr. Georg Schmidt,Dr. Hans Steck,Dr. Alfred Bader,Published by CIBA 

ALOISE ;1989,Alain Bonfand,Jacqueline Porret-Forel,Guy Tosatto,Letat des Lieux,

ARTISTRY OF THE MENTALLY ILL;1972-reprinted 1995,Hans Prinzhorn, Springer- Verlag Wien, New York

AFRICAN-AMERICANGARDENS AND YARDS IN THE RURAL SOUTH;1992,Richard Westmacoty,University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville

KEEP YOUR HEAD TO THE SKY-INTERPRETING AFRICAN-AMERICAN HOME GROUND;1998,Grey Gunmaker, University Press of Virginia

COMING HOME! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South;2004, Carol Crown,University Press of Mississippi

EYES OF TEXAS-An Exhibition of Living Texas Folk Artists;1980,Gaye Hall and David Hickman, University of Houston,Texas

OUTSIDE:IN OUTSIDER and Contemporary Art in Texas;1994,Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas

 

ART BRUT-Collection De L’ Aracine;1997,Muse D’ Art Moderne,Communaute Urbaine De Lille,Villeneuve D’ Ascq

FRED G. JOHNSON-SIDESHOW BANNERS;1998,Debora Duez Donato editor,State of Illinois Art Gallery,Chicago

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FOLK ART-A Collectors Guide,1996,Rosenak,Abbeville Press

AMERICAN VERNACULAR-New Discoveries in Folk, Self-Taught, and Outsider Art,2002 Maresca/Ricco;Bullfinch Press.

AMERICAN SELF-TAUGHT-Paintings and Drawings by Outsider Artists;1993,Maresca/Ricco,Knopf

AMERICAN PRIMITIVE-Discoveries in Folk Sculpture;1988,Roger Ricco/ Frank Maresca; Alfred A. Knopf

FOLK ART IN TEXAS;1985;Abernathy, Southern Methodist Univ. Press

SELK-TAUGHT ARTISTS OF THE 20th CENTURY;1998, Museum of American Folk Art;Chronicle Books

BLACK ART-Ancestral Legacy;1990, Dallas Museum of Art

TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN FOLK ART AND ARTISTS;1974, Herbert W. Hemphill Jr./Julia Weissman

MADE WITH PASSION-The Hemphill Folk art Collection-In the National Gallery of American Art;1990;Hartigan; Smithsonian

THE FLOWERING OF AMERICAN FOLK ART-1776-1876; 1974,Jean Lipman and Alice Winchester,Viking Press

ArT RANDOM-OUTSIDER ART;From the Outsider Archive, London;1989,Kyoto Shoin

ArT RANDOM-OUTSIDER ART 2-Visionary Environments1991, Marcus Schubert,Kyoto Shoin

ArT RANDOM-William S. Burroughs Paper Clouds/Thick Pages,1992, Kyoto Shoin

PORTS OF ENTRY:WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS AND THE ARTS;1996,Robert A. Sobieszek,L.A. County Museum of Art

AUGUST LESAGE 1876-1954;1989 Arras/Bethune/Lausanne/Le Caire Philippe Sers Editeur,Paris

GRAFFITI;1993, Gilberte Brassai,Flammarion Press, paris

A WORLD OF THIER OWN-Twentieth Century American Folk Art; 1995, Newark Museum 

A GALLERY OF AMERICAN WEATHERVANES AND WHIRLIGIGS;1981, Bishop/Coblentz; E.P. Dutton

AMERICAN FOLK SCULPTURE; 1974;Robert Bishop, E.P. Dutton

COMMON GROUND/UNCOMMON VISION;1993, Michael and Julie Hall;Milwaukee Art Museum

CREATE AND BE RECOGNIZED;Photography on the Edge,2004;John Turner and Deborah Klochko,Chronicle Books

HOWARD FINSTER-MAN OF VISIONS,1989,J.F. Turner, Alfred Knopf Pub.

STRANGER IN PARADISE/THE WORKS OF REVEREND HOWARD FINSTER;2009,Glen C. Davies,University of Washington Press

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS-African Images in African-American Quilts;1993,Maude Southwell Wahlman, Studio Books,Museum of American Folk Art

VELOX WARD;1972,Donald and Margaret Vogel, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

BILL TAYLOR-HIS ART AND LIFE;1991, MARESCA/RICCO,KNOPF

WILLIAM HAWKINS-PAINTINGS;1996Maresca/Ricco,Knopf

IT’LL COME TRUE-11 ARTISTS FIRST AND LAST,1992,Royal Robertson, Xmeah ShaElaRe’El + Artists’ Alliance, Lafayette, Louisiana

JESSE J. AARON SCULPTOR1975, Stewart R. Purser,Purser Publications,Gainesville, Florida

NOT BYLUCK-Self Taufgt Artists in the American South;1993Tom Patterson/Lynne Ingram

KELLY BLUE-The Natural History of a Great Natural Painter:stud horse and jack man by choice, Artist by Necessity,HO KELLY;1960William Webber Johnson

FREE WITHIN OURSELVES African-American Artists in the Collection of the National Museum of American Art;1992,Regina A. Perry,National Museum of American Art

EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN;1988,John Michael Kohler Arts Center

AUNT CLARA-The Paintings of Clara McDonald Williamson;1966,Donald and Margaret Vogel, Univ. of Texas Press

MIRACLES-The Sculptures of WILLIAM EDMONSON;1989,Center for Creative Photography,Arizona 

DIVING IN THE SPIRIT;1992 12 African-American artists, Wake Forest University

LEE GODIE-Finding Beauty;2008,Intuit Center for Visionary Art, Chicago

AMERICAS FORGOTTEN FOLK ARTS;1978, Fred and Mary Fried,Pantheon Books

THE BIRD,THE BANNER, AND UNCLE SAM-Images of America in Folk and Popular Art;1976,Elinor Lander Horowitz

KENTUCKY SPIRIT-The Naive Tradition;1991, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

RAW CREATION-OUTSIDER ART and Beyond;1996,John Maizels, Phaidon Books

PORTRAITS FROM THE OUTSIDE1990, Parsons School of Design

ARTISTS IN WOOD-American Carvers of Cigar-Store Indians,Show Figures and Circus Wagons;1970,Frederick Fried,Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publisher

MEXICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS1973,Jacinto Quirarte, University of Texas Press

FROM INDIA TO THE PLANET MARS-A Study of a case of Somnambulism with Glossolalia, 1900 Thomas Flournoy

GHOSTS IN PHOTOGRAPHS-The Extraordinary Story of Spirit Photography, Fred Gettings, 1978 Harmony Books

PIERCED HEARTS AND TRUE LOVE The History of Tattooing 1953; Hanns Ebensten

CHRISTIAN WAHRLICH Tätowierungen; 1981;Die Bibliophilen Taschenbücher Nr 227

THE TATTOOISTS, 1977; AlbertL. Morse

EYE TATTOOED AMERICA;;1993, Hardy-Marks Publications

NEW YORK CITY TATTOO-The Oral History of an Urban Art,1997; Hardy-Marks Pub.

NORSKE SJOMANNSTATOVERINGER-NORWEIGAN SAILORS’ TATTOOS;2013, Svein Storksen, Magikon forlag,Norway

THEATRE OF THE FRATERNITY-Staging the Ritual Space;1996,C. Lance Brockman, University of Mississippi Press

FRATERNALLY YOURS-1986; Scottish Rite Museum, Lexington, Mass.

AS ABOVE SO BELOW-The Art of the American Fraternal Society,1850-1930 Adele/Webb;2015,UT Press

MYSTERY AND BENEVOLENCE-Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection; 2016:

Stacy C. Hollander and Aimee E. Newell,American Folk Art Museum, New York