Posts Tagged ‘ savant ’

Blackstock’s Collections

May 9, 2012

I brought my copy of Blackstock’s Collections to tutoring today and my student got a kick out of Gregory’s drawings of collections of items- shoes, noisemakers, animals, hats, warplanes, etc. She also then read ALL the names of bees aloud. Gregory Blackstock is a Seattle-based artist, accordion player, singer, ex-potwasher and autistic savant. His...
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good ol’ wesley willis

March 5, 2010

wesley willis is a chicago institution. artist, musician, and paranoid schizophrenic, he won the hearts of chicagoans and beyond with his “savant-garde” punk music and thousands of drawings from a unique perspective. i think max originally told me about him years ago (give credit where credit’s due!), but strangely enough, i found two zines...
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