“Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art”

This show of citified art challenges the assumption that the work of self-taught artists can only be found in rural settings. The show is divided into two sections: one focuses on folk art pieces that depict New York–based commercial operations, while the other features objects such as weather vanes, carousel animals, and decorative stoneware produced […]

This show of citified art challenges the assumption that the work of self-taught artists can only be found in rural settings. The show is divided into two sections: one focuses on folk art pieces that depict New York–based commercial operations, while the other features objects such as weather vanes, carousel animals, and decorative stoneware produced within the five boroughs.