REVOLUTIONS OF THE NIGHT: THE ENIGMA OF HENRY DARGER Musings on the Film, by David L Downing, PsyD, ABPP

Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger, is a documentary that, in its elegant compositional structure, evokes the world of the film’s subject:  the ‘outsider’ artist, with a history of psychiatric institutionalisations, who lived ‘out’ his entire life, literally, on the ‘outside of’ the everyday, taken-for-granted world of lived-experience that most of us…

Filming Henry Darger

Extracts from the forthcoming Henry Darger documentary are to be screened at two events: A presentation on the life and work of Henry Darger at The Intuit Gallery in Chicago, in conjunction with the Chicago Circle of the Ecole Freudienne du Quebec, which will include a conversation with Kiyoko Lerner, on Saturday 14 November: http://www.gifric.com/ecole-cercles-chicago.htm…

The Lights of the City

The recent exhibition ‘Nathan Lerner: The heritage of the Bauhaus in Chicago’ at the Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme in Paris was the first French retrospective of the artist, designer and photographer. The links between the two continents, Europe and America, implied in the exhibition’s title, were constants throughout Lerner’s life and work. The…