People & Pets

People & Pets


Rudy Rotter (American, 1913 - 2001) was a self-taught outsider artist in the small industrial town of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

This piece, created in the artist's last year of life, is an expressionistic work on paper using acrylic splashes and magic markers, which clearly shows the artist's unorthodox and unique stylistic palette.

The artist created a large volume of artworks that sprang from the creative recesses of his imagination. No two pieces are exactly alike. All of the artist's body of work is easily identifiable as unique to his production.

* People & Pets -- Paint and magic marker on surplus paper stock - 10 x 9.5 in - 2001

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re Condition: The art has been stored for decades in an unheated warehouse and is made from donated and scavenged common materials (a usual practice among self-taught artists). Therefore some pieces may show minor signs of age. In such instances, the affected part(s) will be displayed in separate close-up photos.

re UV: This artwork was made before the advent of fade-resistant magic markers. Therefore, if consistently displayed in strong daylight, the art should be framed using UV resistant plexiglass.

The art of Rudy Rotter was included in the Outsider Art Fair in NYC. A recent article featuring the artist appeared in the Folk Art Messenger, Fall/Winter 2018

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