American Folk Art Museum Bounces Back with Uncommon Artists XX Symposium

Article by Margaret Browne. From Folk Art Messenger (the journal of the Folk Art Society of America), Vol. 23, no. 2, Spring 2012.

“On January 29 in New York City, American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) curator emerita Lee Kogan beamed as she introduced the 20th-consecutive symposium (now the Anne Hill Blanchard Symposium) that she has organized for the museum in conjunction with the annual Outsider Art Fair. The standing-room-only crowd in AFAM’s small lobby, in marked contrast to the previous year’s sparse attendance, was a welcome sign of the museum’s enduring vitality and relevance in the face of extreme financial hardship and upheavals in its leadership…”

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