Written by Yukiko Koide
Kyuryudo Publishing, Tokyo, 2007
ABCD (Art Brut connaissance et Diffusion) is a Paris-based organization dedicated to the study and recognition of Art Brut. The collection of its founder, Bruno Decharme, covers historically important works from the 19th century, before the term “Art Brut” was coined. Recognized today for its supreme quality and quantity, the collection is comprised of historically significant masterpieces as well as major oeuvres of the 20th and 21st century. This book showcases 150 works by 72 creators from the collection of ABCD and includes an interview with the connoisseur, Bruno Decharme.