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Beer Can House in Houston – restored and reopening!

DSC06184, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. (all photos by NarrowLarry – © Larry Harris, 2008) (this is from their press release) The Beer Can House222 Malone St.Houston, TX 77007(Between Venice St. and Lacy St.) Houston (March 5, 2008) – When finishing a beer, the conventional drinker…

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Mr. I benefit at Intuit

Please join Intuit February 28th from 5-8:00pm as we host a fundraising benefit for Mr. Imagination. This event will include a silent auction, video and slideshows of Mr. Imagination’s work. Food and wine has been generously donated by Swim Cafe and Barefoot Wine. Silent auction…

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Dr. Charles Smith in Covington, LA hospital

(Dr. Smith and Larry Harris at the Kohler Symposium in September 2007) Renowned outsider artist, Dr. Charles Smith was admitted to a Covington, LA hospital after complaining of chest pains on Tuesday.  According to Larry Harris, close friend of Dr. Smith’s, he is in good…

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More Mr. I news…

Daryl Nerl, a writer for the Bethlehem Daily Star, just posted a nice write up about the flickr site that I set up to collect photos for a book for Mr. I.  Also rumored to be in the works is a fundraiser at Intuit in…

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Mr. Imagination's Fire

On Sunday, January 20, 2008, Gregory “Mr. Imagination” Warmack’s home, gallery, collections and art studio in Bethlehem, PA was gutted by fire. Everything was lost including the centerpiece of the house, his bottlecap throne. Also lost in the fire was his beloved dog, Pharoah, two…

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Kohler Conference — Day Two

Sheboygan, WI The above video clip is a segment from the closing dinner, inspired by the environmental artists and was created by a group called “The Nana Projects” (Molly Ross and artists Annie Howe, Alison Heimstead, Elisabeth Roskos and Adam Krandle)  It was performed to…

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Kohler Conference — Day One

“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 27-30, 2007Sheboygan, WI Let’s just get this out of the way – The Kohler’s are visionary, self-taught, vernacular, your-term-here…

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Folk Fest — “Detour Art” debut

Slotin’s Folk Fest  |  Norcross (North Atlanta), GA“World’s Largest Folk Art Show” Thanks to Steve and Amy Slotin, “Detour Art” had it’s big debut at Folk Fest in North Atlanta.   Every third weekend in August, over 100 galleries, dealers and artists descend upon this northeast…

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