For $250, an indescribable portrait of Spock holding a cat could be…

To advertise her penchant for painting celebrities with confused pets, this Etsy seller is showcasing her art with a semi-inexplicable portrait of Mr. Spock and a cat you've never met before. » 5/23/12 9:20pm 5/23/12 9:20pm

The strange case of the painter who let herself be possessed by ghosts

Looking for artistic inspiration? Why not follow the lead of 19th century spiritualist artist Georgiana Houghton? Rather than draw anything of her own volition, Ms. Houghton allowed herself to become possessed by ghosts and draw their netherwordly visions. » 3/12/11 5:00pm 3/12/11 5:00pm

Homemade Sailor Moon movies are the new outsider art

There are plenty of cosplay tribute videos on the web, but these strange Sailor Moon home movies are gaining play due to their public access production values and the fact that all of the actresses involved look extremely bored. » 12/14/10 2:42pm 12/14/10 2:42pm

Outsider art: every single one of Chris Klein's lines from Street…

Videographer Jeff Rubin has taken every one of Chris Klein's lines from the universally panned Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li and crammed them into a continuous two-minute blurt — the final result is weirdly hypnotic. » 9/11/10 12:35pm 9/11/10 12:35pm

Tom Carvel, outsider video artist

Most folks remember Tom Carvel (1906-1990) as the frozen dessert magnate behind Carvel Ice Cream empire, but what a lot of people forget is that Tom Carvel created some of the most phantasmagorically confusing commercials ever to air on television. » 9/05/10 12:45pm 9/05/10 12:45pm