Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

Henry Darger (1892-1973) was a reclusive American artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls.

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godgazer:  Henry Darger

godgazer: Henry Darger

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Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

Henry Darger - Vivian Girls

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Henry Darger  - Springtime!  . #www.moshuluspring picnic. @Moshulu

Henry Darger - Springtime! . #www.moshuluspring picnic. @Moshulu

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Henry Darger.

Henry Darger.

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Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

Henry Darger's illustrations - the inspiration behind Shrimp's collection of…

American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

American outsider artist, Henry Darger created a war-inspired fantasy around pre-pubescent girls with boy parts while toiling as a janitor and never receiving recognition until his artist landlord unearthed his treasure trove shortly before his death.

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

“the children’s right to play, to be happy, and to dream, the right to normal sleep in night’s season, the right to an education, that we may have an equal opportunity for developing all that are in us of mind and heart“ - Henry Darger

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Henry Darger

Henry Darger

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More Henry Darger adventures."They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs" #expoDarger @MAM

More Henry Darger adventures."They attempt to get away by rolling themselves in floor rugs" #expoDarger @MAM

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