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The Museum of Everything is the world's only travelling museum for undiscovered, unintentional and untrained artists from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Since 2009 over 350,000 people have visited our installations in London, Turin and Moscow, including Tate Modern, the Agnelli Museum, Selfridges and Garage Center of Contemporary Culture.

Exhibition #1 opened in London in 2009, in conjunction with the Frieze Art Fair, and featured over 500 works by self-taught, visionary, art brut and so-called outsider artists. Highlights included works by Henry Darger, Nek Chand, James Castle and Guo Fengyi, curated within the twisting walkways of a former dairy and recording studio in London's Primrose Hill.

To accompany the exhibition, the museum worked with a wide range of contemporary artists, curators, musicians and thinkers, inviting them to contribute texts about these largely unknown creators and to co-curate the exhibition with their choices. Artists included Grayson Perry, Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Christian Boltanski and Nick Cave.

The project proved to be a sensation and what was intended as a short two week installation ran for over 4 months, attracting 35,000 visitors and widespread critical acclaim, including nominations for best of the year in Time Out and ArtForum.

In 2010 Exhibition #1 travelled to the Agnelli Museum in Italy, where it was co-curated by Paolo Colombo and featured additional contributions by Maurizio Cattelan, Francesco Vezzoli and Paula Rego. The show welcomed over 25,000 visitors, becoming the most successful presentation of the genre ever to be staged in Italy.

In 2012, The Museum of Everything was invited to present the project in Paris at Chalet Society, the radical new art space helmed by Mac-Olivier Wahler, former director and chief curator of Palais du Tokyo. Exhibition #1.1 is an expanded version of the original show, featuring many additional artists and contributors and presented inside the crumbling architecture of a 100 year old Catholic school in the heart of St Germain.

To watch the rock 'n' roll movie of Exhibition #1, please click here or press play below:

Exhibition #1: The Movie of Everything
The Museum of Everything (c) 2012

To find out what all the hoo-ha is about, visit Exhibition #1 here.

To buy your very own copy of Everything #1, a much-imitated and limited-edition hardback with all the art in glorious colour, please click here.

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