ADOLF WOLFLI - The Heavenly Ladder / Ana...
ADOLF WOLFLI - The Heavenly Ladder / Analysis of the Musical Cryptograms by Baudoin De Jaer [CD/BOOK]
52 full color pages
French + English
Contains only unreleased before material.
All tracks exclusively recorded for this project.
Baudouin de Jaer's approach gives a new dimension to the works of 20th century's major artists.
He had not been previously exposed to Wölfli's work. He was completely moved by the artistic and human dimensions of the mystery surrounding this gigantic and universal body of work created within the Waldau hospital in the early 20th century. He managed what none other had accomplished before: to decode Wölfli's hermetic and emblematic scores.
(Bern, February 29, 1864 - Waldau, November 6, 1930)
was a Swiss artist who was one of the first artists to be associated with the Art Brut or outsider art label.
Wölfli was abused both physically and sexually as a child, and was orphaned at the age of 10. Institutionalized in 1...