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Austria's fantastical factory of 'raw art'

Over past 50 years, mentally ill patients at this artist colony have churned out an astounding 75,000 recognised artworks
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 05:50

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Art Brut Center Gugging is a cultural complex located in Maria Gugging, a village north of Vienna, that focuses on the intersection of art and psychiatric treatment.

Maria Gugging, Austria

NESTLED in the hills of Austria sits Gugging, an artists' colony with a difference where the worlds of psychiatry and art collide - with spectacular success.

Over the past 50 years, mentally ill patients here have churned out an astounding 75,000 recognised

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