Louis Soutter

Swiss, 1871–1942

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Bio

Louis Soutter is best known for his thickly worked fingerpaintings of illusory and arcane figures. Now recognized as an early forger of the Art Brut movement, Soutter was largely unappreciated during his lifetime, creating his most esteemed works …

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Career highlights
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
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