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Holy cow – another review…from Raw Vision

Sifting through the mail today and and there was my favorite art mag, Raw Vision was waiting for me to peruse (THE outsider art magazine based out of the UK.) Not only did it feature some of the art of James Harold Jennings from my…

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A great review in Folk Art Messenger

detour art – outsider, folk art and visionary environments coast to coast art and photographs from the collection of Kelly Ludwig review in by Scott Rothstein Folk Art Messenger, the Journal of the Folk Art Society of America Vol. 20, No.1 Spring 2008 _______ Kelly Ludwig’s book,…

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Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

DSC07814, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Good friend, Larry Harris has posted some terrific shots from the Art Car Parade in Houston, TX. Check them out – I swear it is a weekend like no other!  Be sure to see his other photos as well on…

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Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

(excerpted from the Houston Chronicle.com –  read the full story) Photography curator Tom Jones, shown in a photo outside the Art Car Museum on Sunday, was active in Houston’s art community for about 25 years. ERIC KAYNE: CHRONICLE May 12, 2008, 2:55PM Driver charged in crash…

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Powerful video about mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar

“In a Dream” by his son Jeremiah Zagar…winner of SXSW 2008 Emerging Visions Audience Winner.   (click here to see a longer trailer)   (click here for more information) (see the trailer:) Over the past four decades, artist Isaiah Zagar has covered more than 50,000…

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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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Purvis Young hoodwinked by former manager

(all photos courtesy of Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations, taken at Gallery 721 in Fort Lauderdale)  (excerpted from the Biscayne Times…please read the full article by clicking the headline below:) Artistic Genius Meets Artful Dodger For painter Purvis Young, the encounter was devastating By Tiffany Rainey…

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Tom Haney and Paula Joerling ride out the Atlanta tornado

Philips sign, originally uploaded by tomcathead. (downtown Atlanta, not far from their home) I just heard from artists Tom Haney and Paula Joerling, who live in Downtown Atlanta. Luckily, they are fine, but downtown isn’t doing so well. “Paula and I weathered our first urban…

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Billboard2, originally uploaded by tomcathead.

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Lasters move to Paradise…

(Don the Camera Guy, C.M., Grace Kelly, and Randy Mason at the Art Car Parade, 2004) Howard Finster’s Paradise Gardens, in Summerville, GA  that is. C.M., Grace Kelly, and little Ruby are going to do an artist in residence at Paradise Gardens this spring and…

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