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Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit

Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Great shot by Narrow Larry!

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

(Erika Nelson’s “World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things” from Lucas, Kansas) Rare Visions. Detour Art Exhibit March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri (Bob Smithy “Angel” from the collection of Kelly…

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SPACES magazine visits

The March 2009 “Green” issue of the home/shelter magazine, Spaces has hit the newsstands and it was a doubly-good issue.  Not only did they come by my over-crowded home to see the collection as it was being packed up for the Belger show, there is…

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Getting ready for the Rare Visions/Detour Art show

(from “Lisa The Drama Queen”, The Simpsons, Season 20…thanks, Larry) Rare Visions, Detour Art March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri The show at the Belger is only a week away, and I am exhibiting exhibit-mania.  …

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Art has migrated…

Whew – yesterday we moved all of the rest of the art from my house (102 pieces in all) and also from Mike Murphy’s house.  Luckily, it was one of those freak February days that was 65 and sunny.  Last week the art came in…

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When worlds collide…folk art and fonts

You learn something new everyday.   The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe has one of the largest cross-cultural collections of  folk art by a single person, Alexander H. Girard, and the Girard Collection.  Not only is the collection massive in every respect, Girard…

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Outsider art on Ovation TV

Ovation TV is dedicating a week of programming to outsider art films.  The times shown below are eastern time. Be sure to consult your blah blah blah… A Man Named Pearl – Pearl Fryar James Castle: Portrait of an Artist What’s Under Your Hat (Judith…

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"Rare Visions, Detour Art" Exhibit at the Belger Art Center in Kansas City

“Rare Visions, Detour Art” March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Street, (one block east of Main Street) Kansas City, MO KANSAS CITY, MO – On March 6, 2009, the Belger Arts Center will launch “Rare Visions – Detour Art,”…

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James Hampton's Throne, SAAM and Washington wanderings…

The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, designed by Norman Foster at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, it is a part of the building houses the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. I love Washington DC.  I…

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Check out accidental mysteries…vernacular photography at it’s finest

accidental mysteries is John & Teenuh Foster’s terrific web site dedicated to extraordinary vernacular photography… John and Teenuh Foster share a passionate interest in collecting works of art by self-taught artists, as well as anonymous objects that to them, share attributes of great design and…

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