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.
Henry Darger's Vivian Girls. The epic 15,000-page Realms is featured in RV 39 http://rawvision.com/articles/further-adventures-dargers-vivian-girls and in RV 74 http://rawvision.com/articles/heroes-and-villains-henry-darger
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The History of My Life Henry Darger (1892-1973) ,Volume VIII, cover
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.
“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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