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art brut, microsound and other classifications

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hello folks,

if you consider the following definition of "art brut," (and/or 
"outsider art") you might come to the conclusion that 
obsessive/compulsive might be related to microsound in the way that 
focusing on the particular sounds that microsounders tend to focus on 
(even though "microsound" as a classification is open for various 
interpretations) small/tiny/barely audible/etc sounds.

those people that must classify everything into categories, might 
also consider "minimalism," "musique concrete," and "electroacoustic" 
as possible combinations for "microsound."  within all of these, 
"improvisation" might also be considered (see Derek Bailey's book, 

>Outsider Art: A Definition
>My first encounter with the phrase Outsider Art being used to 
>describe a specific selection of art and artists was in 1972, in the 
>excellent book of the same name by Roger Cardinal.
>     I have come to use the phrase Outsider Art to refer to the 
>creative work of artists who are self-taught and/or those who, for a 
>variety of reasons, are what I consider fortunately impervious to 
>being taught how to make art. It now includes all of the following:
>The naive, the innocent, the self-taught,
>the visionary, the intuitive, the eccentric;
>The schizophrenic, the developmentally disabled,
>the psychotic, the obsessive, the compulsive.
>     The French artist Jean Dubuffet is perhaps more responsible than 
>anyone else for our current awareness of what we now call Outsider 
>Art. He coined the phrase Art Brut, which literally means Raw Art, 
>to refer to art made by those described above. The raw and the pure, 
>without the countless layers of training and cultural sophistication 
>that afflicts most mainstream art, is what appeals to me and is how 
>I identify that which I call Outsider Art.
john hudak