Southern views - page 9

God’s Architects – winner at the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

GOD’S ARCHITECTS trailer from Zack Godshall on Vimeo. Deep Fried Kudzu (all things good and southern) blogger, Ginger Brook just brought this documentary to my attention…Featuring the art environments of 5 amazing artists, Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain, Shelby Ravellette’s Lacey Michele Castle, Kenny Hill’s Garden…

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Possible Clementine Hunter Forgeries

FBI investigates La. couple accused of selling forged works of folk artist Clementine Hunter By: MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press 10/30/09 2:50 AM PDT BATON ROUGE, LA. — The old man’s sales pitch sounded plausible enough to art collector Don Fuson. The warning signs didn’t appear…

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Margaret Dennis, namesake of Margaret’s Grocery, dies at 94

Margaret Rogers Dennis | 1916-2009 Vicksburg, MS Embellished visionary environment | Created 1994 to present 4:02 PM CDT, October 7, 2009 VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Margaret Dennis, the namesake and longtime proprietor of a grocery store that became a folk-art landmark in the Mississippi Delta,…

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Lord Love You: Works by RA Miller in Athens, GA

OK, I have a flurry of posts to catchup on, but I am sad that I got this email AFTER I returned home from Atlanta (in my pretend world, I would have had time to run up to Athens and see this show.) Here is…

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Big auction of a long time collector this weekend.

Online sale – Margaret Wenstrup’s art and personal property Everything But The House is proud to represent the personal property sale of listed Cincinnati artist and modernist pioneer Margaret Newland Wenstrup (1930-2008). Margaret Wenstrup grew up in a small town inKentucky, and the lack of…

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

DETOUR ART Rare Visions, Detour Art Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, USA www.detourart.com March 6 – May 1, 2009. This impressive exhibit filled two floors of the Belger Arts Center with an extensive overview of more than 160 paintings and sculptures of Outsider, folk, and…

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New Charlie Stagg Bottle Building in Vidor, Texas

These photos were just sent to me in a forwarded email from John Fulbright (via Narrow Larry Harris)  Completion is expected around late July.  Charlie Stagg Bottle Environment and Sculpture Vidor, Texas Created early 1980 – present (text courtesy of Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations) …

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Howard Finster on Johnny Carson

A little fuzzy at first, but he is great!  Here is the second half:

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A note from Mo…

Hey Family and Friends,  Mo here. When we opened the Rare Visions – Detour Art show at the Belger last weekend I really enjoyed telling visitors about QJ Stephenson, from my old stomping grounds along the Roanoke River in eastern North Carolina.  QJ was a…

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Another day, another cemetery or 2. And a gas station of petrified wood.

Today was a great day to drive and shoot, although the weather started out gray, it was uncanny how the sun would pop out at the exact moment I would get ready to shoot. Jesus with Cowboy BootsEvergreen Cemetery Paris, TX Yep, what can I…

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