Realms of the Unreal : Henry Darger.

Henry Darger, April 12, 1892 – April 13, 1973. Worked as a Hospital custodian in Chicago, Illinois. The reclusive author and artist of a posthumously-discovered 15,145-page manuscript titled The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion. Illustrated by some several hundred drawings and water colors. This, as well as numerous other manuscripts, daily weather reports and personal journals, all created in the same boarding room on Chicago’s North Side between the years 1930 and 1973.

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One Response to "Realms of the Unreal : Henry Darger."

  1. xtimx says:

    one of my favorite films. my favorite thing about henry darger is that he avoided contact with people because he truly believed he was superior. which, as it turns out, he was. also, chris ware did the lettering for the credits of the films. this thing hits on all sixes.

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