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Find these sites and attractions with the iPhone app, “Best Road Trip Ever!”

Dino extinction in Vermont…again!

Dino extinction in Vermont…again!

  Alden Pellett, AP Brian Boland stands in front of his 25-foot-tall “Vermontasaurus” in Thetford, Vt. Some of his neighbors are sore about the dino-scuplture.The Associated Press reports the dinosaur has drawn the ire of some of Boland’s neighbors and state officials, who say the…

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It’s HERE!

It’s HERE!

Woohoo!  The app has been approved and the biggie is now available in the iTunes store.

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Top 10 US Folk Art Environments

Top 10 US Folk Art Environments

Here is my purely subjective list of folk art faves… from Kelly Ludwig, Detour Art Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain – “God is Love” and so is Leonard. S.P. Dinsmoor’s Garden of Eden – The oldest visionary site in America Fred Smith’s Wisconsin Concrete Park –…

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Submitted!!!!!

Submitted!!!!!

Today, after what feels like a long, long road, we put the app in Apple.  Cello at Propaganda 3 did the honors, and now we wait.  Hopefully, the approval process on “Best Road Trip Ever!” will go quickly, and then we can submit the various…

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The road to Cupertino…

The road to Cupertino…

It has been a long and windy one, but it looks like the apps are almost ready to go to Apple for the green light. We decided to divide the big ol’ country into more navigable (and cheaper) chunks, so that you can pick the…

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Great clip about AVAM

Great clip about AVAM

If you ever get a chance to visit the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, be sure to check it out. visitmybaltimoreOctober 15, 2009 The American Visionary Art Museum, a glass mosaic tiled building located in historic Federal Hill in Baltimore, is a museum grounded…

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Another great web site to check out!

Another great web site to check out!

  Renaldo Kuhler, Raleigh, NC (photo by Fred Scruton) Somedays, when I look at the database of artists and folk art sites that are on the Detour Art web site, I think “Whew, how many more ‘new-to-me’ sites can there be?” Such a foolish notion,…

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New show opening at the American Folk Art Museum

New show opening at the American Folk Art Museum

Approaching Abstraction The first museum exhibition to look at the concept of abstraction in the work of self-taught artists October 6, 2009 through September 6, 2010American Folk Art Museum, 45 West 53 Street, New York 10019 The Kander Valley In The Bernese Oberland Das Kander-Thal…

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Frank Maresca of Ricco/Maresca Gallery

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!!!

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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