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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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Frank Maresca of Ricco/Maresca Gallery

To read the full blog article, please visit New York Social Diary. Frank Maresca, part-owner of the Ricco/Maresca Gallery, is one of the leading experts on and collectors of outsider art in the country. He’s something of a natural educator, carefully defining for us the…

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AVAM goes to Bergdorf Goodman!!!

Mr. I, fresh from the art debacle in Salina, in front of the window display featuring his art. (photo from Modelizing, the art of Window Shopping) Divine statue and more head to the windows of Bergdorf Goodman AVAM items, including figure of drag diva, to…

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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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Mr. Imagination controversy in Salina, KS

(the following is from the Salina Journal) Greg Warmack works Tuesday morning in his studio downtown. The imaginative artist is working on various art projects in town, including work at the Peace Garden in north Salina at Forest and North Second streets. (photo by Tom…

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Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo, our fearless gallery guru, shared this find with me, from the West Bottom in Kansas City…. Mo here. I’ve been talking about the World’s Smallest Version of the World’s Largest Cap Gun for two months, but I never saw the big one until today!…

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Kansas City Star review of the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Belger Arts presents works collected from folks along the ‘Detour’ route By SARAH MOTE Special to The Star Mike Murphy, one of the show’s co-curators, is seen here with Ruby Williams, an artist from Plant City, Fla. Inez Marshall broke her back in a truck…

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We HEART Kohler!

Hartman Historical Rock Garden—H. G. “Ben” Hartman 1905 Russell Avenue at McCain Springfield, OH Built: 1932-1939 McGinn: Hartman Rock Garden to crumble no more The local folk-art landmark will be completely restored by a Wisconsin foundation By Andrew McGinn  Staff Writer Updated 8:40 PM Thursday,…

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Rare Visions, Detour Art on the radio!

Belger Arts Center Presents Large-Scale Folk-Art Show An exhibition, “Rare Visions – Detour Art,” at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute to outsider art, works by self-taught artists that aren’t often viewed in museums and galleries.  by Laura Spencer An exhibition at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute…

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Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

KCUR’s Walt Bodine Show 3/26/2009 (click here) (this show is 1 hour long) Folk Art Talk with “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations” ©“Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations,” is a popular, Kansas City-based television program featured on public television. The program has taken viewers across the country…

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