Midwestern views - page 12

600+ miles…

(Flint Hills, Kansas) The trip started wild and windy…with the winds in the Flint Hills of Kansas being strong enough to topple a semi. Everytime I passed an 18-wheeler, I would hold my breath and go as fast as possible, “don’t tip on me.” Did…

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here we go…

(car trips…a lifestyle choice) Bags are already packed, car is ready, new camera lens is on (woohoo)…and I am ready to roll on out of town bright and early!  (to those wanna-be robbers – there will be someone at home, with the dogs.) Believe it or not,…

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Kohler’s “Taking the Road Less Traveled” symposium now online!

(“Blackbirds, Blue Woman” by Martha Heavenston, 1992.  On the grounds of the Jan Michael Kohler Art Center) “Taking the Road Less Traveled: Built Environments of Vernacular Artists” co-hosted by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and the Kohler Foundation, Inc. An International Conference – September…

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Cool fence in Southern Missouri—E.V. “Gordon” Wisner

Ahhhh…the first day of spring and a mighty good day.  I decided to see if I could find this old rock fence, armed with vague directions that the guys from Rare Visions gave me… (outside of Caplinger Mills, near a bridge.)  After a few attempts…

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Cool fence in Southern Missouri—E.V. "Gordon" Wisner

Ahhhh…the first day of spring and a mighty good day.  I decided to see if I could find this old rock fence, armed with vague directions that the guys from Rare Visions gave me… (outside of Caplinger Mills, near a bridge.)  After a few attempts…

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Something is going on up there…

Fridge Door Shanty, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. I was just looking at some photos that Erika Nelson recently posted to her flickr site about a trip to a wedding in MN, with a bunch of art car folks, and realized that there is something afoot….

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Shanty of Misfit Toys

Shanty of Misfit Toys, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. Stuffed animals as insulation!!! 

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Wedding!

Wedding!, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. With drumming groundhogs, a mouse, hubby and wife atop a two-story Art Shanty, with minister and photographer. Oh, and in the middle of a frozen lake!

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Office Shanty

Office Shanty, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. “Ice cubicle”

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An incredible collection in Garnett, Kansas

cugno_logan045, originally uploaded by queenodesign. Today was the day we have been waiting for! Not only to go see the amazing folk art (and contemporary) collection of “The Roberts” (Robert Cugno and Robert Logan)…but the weather was gorgeous. Out of the deep freeze and a…

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