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From Forrest Bess's weathered paintings to Claye Bowler's personal and collective history of trans experience, here are the must-see shows across the UK right now 

Richard Hawkins on the crucial correspondence between the artist and the psychoanalyst

BY Richard Hawkins | 03 JUN 22

In recent years, the work of self-taught artists has come to be contextualized within larger narratives of contemporary art. How is Outsider Art best understood and what does this definition mean when ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ become blurred? How does it relate to fraught issues of education and exclusion, originality and exploitation? Jonathan Griffin invited Robert Gober, Matthew Higgs, Paul Laffoley and David Maclagan to discuss these questions

BY Jonathan Griffin | 01 OCT 12