Adolf Wölfli  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Adolf Wölfli (1864 - 1930) (occasionally spelt Adolf Woelfli or Adolf Wolfli) was a prolific Swiss artist who is regarded as one of the foremost artists in the Art Brut or outsider art traditions.

See also

Other outsider artists
  • Henry Darger, outsider artist who independently arrived at his own illustrated semi-autobiographical epic of many thousand pages
  • Mark Beyer, comic artist with extremely similar interest in "horror vacui"
  • Graeme Revell, musician who was heavily influenced by Wölfli, and has performed recordings of his work.
  • Joseph Cornell

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