detour art book

  • With Detour Art, designer and author Kelly Ludwig has created a portable art environment, a verbally elegant and visually stunning homage to the artists who are the backbone of the American art world.  A must-read destination for all those already interested in or just curious about visionary, outsider, folk art, and art brut.

    Hank LeeOwner, San Angel Folk Art

I have a passion for self taught art. Detour Art was comprised of art from my collection and photographs taken while traveling around the country to meet artists and visit visionary environments.  The book — concept, design, authorship, photography and collection —  was derived from years of research on the road.

The book:

This book illustrates a visual series of experiences with self-taught artists from across the country, to be sold both as a stand alone piece and as a companion to a traveling art exhibit.